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Growing a New Human Kidney
Free, Open Access, Article in Press from Kidney International.
Free, Full-Text, Online First Articles from American Journal of Nephrology:
Staff Orientation To Psychosocial Needs Of People With Kidney Failure
Posting from the KidneyViews blog.
Company Charges Private Insurance Quadruple for Dialysis
(Registration required, but free.) Article from Medscape Nephrology.
Patterns of Medication Use and the Burden of Polypharmacy in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: the German Chronic Kidney Disease Study
Free, full-text, Advance Article from Clinical Kidney Journal.
Association between Exercise Training in Hemodialysis Patients and Burden of Their Family Caregivers: a Cross-Sectional Study
Accepted Article abstract from Nephrology.
A Lower Serum Albumin Level Is Associated with an Increased Risk for Loss of Residual Kidney Function in Patients Receiving Peritoneal Dialysis
Accepted Article abstract from Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis.
Blood Pressure and Glucose Control May Prevent Common Arrhythmia
Press release from UCSF.
Evolving Issues in the Treatment of Depression
Free, full-text, New Online viewpoint article from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
UnitedHealth Hasn't Closed $4B DaVita Deal
Article from Becker's Hospital Review.
GAO Announces MedPAC Appointments
News brief from the American Hospital Association.
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An 84-Year-Old Man Becomes Oldest Living Kidney Donor in the United States
Press release from Houston Methodist Hospital.
Colorado Becomes First State in Nation to Cap Price of Insulin
Articles from The Denver Post and The Hill.
Study Examines Volume Overload in Patients Initiating Peritoneal Dialysis
Press release from the American Society of Nephrology and free, full-text, Published Ahead of Print CJASN articles:
Des Moines MercyOne Medical Center Halts Kidney Transplants
Article from Des Moines Register.
Urgent-Start Peritoneal Dialysis Results in Fewer Procedures than Hemodialysis
Free, full-text, Advance Article from Clinical Kidney Journal.
Accepted Articles Abstracts and Full-Text PDFs from American Journal of Transplantation:
Understanding Adults With Chronic Kidney Disease and Their Caregivers’ Self-Management Experiences: A Qualitative Study Using the Theoretical Domains Framework
Free, Open Access article from Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease.
PDI in Press Abstracts:
Effectiveness of a Hepatitis B Vaccination Program at Two Tertiary Hemodialysis Centers
Early View abstract from Hemodialysis International.
Ab-normal Saline in Abnormal Kidney Function: Risks and Alternatives
Free, full-text article from Pediatric Nephrology.
Early Glomerular Hyperfiltration and Long-Term Kidney Outcomes in Type 1 Diabetes: The DCCT/EDIC Experience
Published Ahead of Print CJASN abstract.
Home Dialyzors Supports “Patient Access to ESRD New Innovative Devices Act” Legislation
Press release from Home Dialyzors United.
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Senate HELP Leaders Unveil Draft Legislation on Containing Health Costs
News brief from the American Hospital Association. Article from Kaiser Health News.
CMS Comment Request: (Item 2) End Stage Renal Disease Death Notification Form and (Item 3) End Stage Renal Disease Medical Evidence Report Medicare Entitlement and/or Patient Registration
Notice from The Federal Register.
MLN Matters: New to State Operations Manual (SOM), Appendix X, Survey Protocol and Interpretive Guidelines for Organ Transplant Programs
Notice and link to 55-page pdf.
CMS Releases Details on Applying for New Ambulance Service Model
News brief from the American Hospital Association.

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