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  Feb. 24, 2017
Advocates Across U.S. to Bring “My Kidneys, My Life” Mantra to Washington DC for 4th Annual Kidney Patient Summit on March 6-7
Press release from the National Kidney Foundation.
Kidney Damage Diagnosis May Be Inaccurate for Many, Suggests Study
Press release from Columbia University Medical Center. Commentary extract from The Lancet.
HIV+ Kidney Failure Patients Face Hurdles in Receiving Necessary Transplants
Press release and CJASN Express abstract from the American Society of Nephrology.
Peritoneal Dialysis Growth in the US Encounters Unexpected Hurdles
Article from Nephrology News & Issues.
DaVita Names Chief Medical Officer for Integrated Kidney Care
Press release.
FDA Allows Marketing of Test to Identify Organisms That Cause Bloodstream Infections and Provide Antibiotic Sensitivity Results
FDA news release.
WebEx on Antibiotic Stewardship in Dialysis Units
Presented by the ESRD NCC HAI LAN on Thursday, March 30, 2017, 3:00 to 4:00 pm EST.
Abstracts from The Lancet:
Transplant Infectious Diseases: A Review of the Scientific Registry of Transplant Recipients Published Data
Early View abstract from American Journal of Transplantation.
Evaluation of Renal Function in a Specific Population of Living Kidney Donors
Early View abstract from Journal of Renal Care.
Diabetic Kidney Disease Is Decoded, Offering New Avenues for Diagnosis and Treatment
Press release from Mount Sinai School of Medicine.
Study: Two-Thirds of Clinicians Lack Knowledge of Diabetes Related Foot Complication
Press release from the University of Michigan.
Furosemide With Matched Hydration Prevents Contrast Nephropathy
Article from Renal & Urology News. Full-text article from Journal of the American College of Cardiology.
QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Percentage* of Adults Aged ≥65 Years, by Number of 10 Selected Diagnosed Chronic Conditions and Poverty Status — National Health Interview Survey, 2013–2015
Data from the Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report.
12 Steps to Make America's Health Care Great Again
Posting from the KevinMD blog.
Study Reveals Proven Ways to Improve Doctor-Patient Communication
Poll: 84% Want to Keep Obamacare's Medicaid Expansion
Article from The Hill.

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