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Optum Completes Acquisition of DaVita Medical Group from DaVita
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 June 19, 2019
NKF Expands THE BIG ASK: THE BIG GIVE to 15 More Key U.S. Markets
Press release from the National Kidney Foundation.
New Drug Compound Could Tackle Major Life-Limiting Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
Press release from University of Sheffield.
Ethical Issues in Pragmatic Cluster-Randomized Trials in Dialysis Facilities
Free, full-text, Article in Press from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
Direct Delivery of Kidney Transplant Education to Black and Low-Income Patients Receiving Dialysis: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Article in Press abstract from American Journal of Kidney Diseases.
Optimizing Ambulance Transport of Hemodialysis Patients to the Emergency Department: A Cohort Study
Free, full-text article from Canadian Journal of Kidney Health and Disease.
Preformed Donor-Specific HLA Antibodies in Living and Deceased Donor Transplantation
Published Ahead of Print abstract and editorial extract from CJASN.
The Impact of Weekly Teriparatide on the Bone and Mineral Metabolism in Hemodialysis Patients with Relatively Low Serum Parathyroid Hormone: a Pilot Study
Accepted Article abstract from Therapeutic Apheresis and Dialysis.
Is Chronic Kidney Disease Progression Influenced by the Type of Renin-Angiotensin-System Blocker Used?
Online First abstract from Nephron.
Postural Stability during Standing and Its Association with Physical and Cognitive Functions in Nondialysis Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
Free, full-text, First Online article from International Urology and Nephrology.
Extracellular Resistance Is Sensitive to Tissue Sodium Status; Implications for Bioimpedance-Derived Fluid Volume Parameters in Chronic Kidney Disease
Free, full-text, First Online article from Journal of Nephrology.
Pediatric T1DM Medication Adherence Drops on Weekends, Holidays
Article from HealthDay.
Statement on a New Effort to Improve Transparency and Predictability for Generic Drug Applicants to Help Increase Timely Access to High-Quality, Lower Cost Generic Drugs
FDA statement.
Chennai (Madras, India) Water Crisis: City's Reservoirs Run Dry
Article from the BBC.
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Posting from the Northwest Renal Network. Related article from HealthDay.
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Miracle Machine Makes Heroic Rescues — And Leaves Patients In Limbo
Article from Kaiser Health News.
Study Shows Healthcare Workers Often Care for Patients While ill
Press release from the Society for Healthcare Epidemiology of America.
Are ACOs Living up to Their Promise?
Article from Medical Economics.

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