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Integrated Biomedical Technology (IBT) offers innovative test strips for bleach, chlorine peroxide, peracetic acid, pH, water hardness, and glutaraldehyde.
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CitraPure® Citric-Acid Concentrate from Rockwell Medical – the new standard in dialysis concentrate; available in dry powder, liquid drums or liquid gallons.
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FDA Rejects Pfizer's Epogen Biosimilar for the Second Time
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Kids with Kidney Disease Need Medicaid Too!
42Twitter video from Dr. Michelle Rheault, Minnesota pediatric nephrologist.
Senate Health Bill Would Revamp Medicaid, Alter ACA Guarantees, Cut Premium Support
Articles from Kaiser Health News:
New Initiative Focuses on Keeping CKD Patients ( — But Not Dialysis Patients —) Working
Article from Nephrology News & Issues.

Editor's note: Was not including dialysis patients the only way to get the large for-profit dialysis providers (and their money) to the table? Only non-profit DCI seems ready and willing to address employment for dialysis patients. DCI's non-profit status will likely allow them do better at an employment measure than Fresenius or DaVita, as DCI has done with mortality and hospitalization rates for the last 14 years.
A Surgeon's Fight to Legalize HIV to HIV Organ Transplants around the World
Article from the University of California.
Lawsuit Blames Transport Giant LogistiCare for Missed (Dialysis) Appointments and Injuries Suffered by Medi-Cal Patients
Article from Los Angeles Times.
Measuring Fluid Overload and Mortality Risk in ESRD Patients
(Registration required, but free.) Article from Medscape Nephrology. JASN Express abstract.
A Clinical Genetic Approach to Assessing Cardiovascular Risk in Patients with CKD
Free, full-text, Advance Article from Clinical Kidney Journal.
Intensive Blood Pressure Lowering Benefits Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Press release and JASN Express abstract from the American Society of Nephrology.
Acute Kidney Injury in Children with Sickle Cell Disease — Compounding a Chronic Problem
Free, full-text article from Pediatric Nephrology.
Continually Improving Standards of Care: the UK Renal Registry As a Translational Public Health Tool
Free, First Online, Open Access from Pediatric Nephrology.
The Living Donor Collective: A Scientific Registry for Living Donors
Early View abstract from American Journal of Transplantation.
Association Between Pre-transplant HbA1c and Post-transplant Diabetes Mellitus among Kidney Transplant Recipients: A Cohort Study using the United States Renal Data System
Article in Press abstract and link to full-text article (38-page pdf) from Kidney International Reports.
Articles from Renal & Urology News:
Nutrition in Renal Supportive Care: Patient Driven and Flexible
Accepted Article abstract and link to full-text article (24-page pdf) from Nephrology.
Home-Based Versus Center-based Aerobic Exercise on Cardiopulmonary Performance, Physical Function, Quality of Life and Quality of Sleep of Overweight Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
Free, Online First abstract from Clinical and Experimental Nephrology.
infoKID Web Site (UK)
Providing information for parents and carers about kidney conditions in babies, children and young people.
Racial Disparities after Infrainguinal Bypass Surgery in Hemodialysis Patients
Article in Press abstract from Journal of Vascular Surgery.
Dedicated Sepsis Nurses — The New War On Sepsis
Article from Kaiser Health News.
Aethlon Looks Fast-Track FDA Nod for Hemopurifier Blood Filter through EAP
Senate Republicans Reveal Their Replacement for Obamacare
Article from HealthDay.
Hospital Opposition to Healthcare Overhaul Continues With Senate Version
Article from HFMA.
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Chinese Courts Call for Death Penalty for Researchers Who Commit Fraud
Article from STAT.
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CMS Webinar Monday June 26 on Proposed Updates to MACRA QPP for 2018
Notice from AHANews.

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