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A New Era of Climate Medicine — Addressing Heat-Triggered Renal Disease
Free, full-text perspective piece from The New England Journal of Medicine.
Slides Now Available: Aug. 15 Overview Webinar on the Kidney Care First (KCF) & Comprehensive Kidney Care Contracting (CKCC) Models
8-slide presentation from CMS.
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Protocol for a Pilot Randomised Controlled Trial of an Educational Programme for Adults on Chronic Haemodialysis with Fatigue (Fatigue-HD)
Tweet and full-text article from BMJ Open.
ESRD Spanish Webinar: Basic Nutrition Guide for People with Kidney Disease
Notice from ESRD Network 2. The webinar will be presented on August 22 and will discuss information about the renal diet including sodium, protein, potassium and phosphorus and how to choose foods that are kidney-friendly. The presentation will be given in Spanish by a renal dietitian, María E Rodriguez.
 Aug. 21, 2019
ASN Launches New Initiative Aiming to Save Lives of People Suffering with Acute Kidney Injury
Article from Kidney News Online.
First Patient Begins CVS Trial with Dean Kamen-Designed Home Dialysis Machine
Article from Healio.
Kidney Transplants Covered by Medicaid Increased in States after Medicaid Expansion
Press release from Drexel University.
Redefining Medication Management in Dialysis: A Kidney Pharmacy Quality Pyramid
Free, full-text, Article in Press from Kidney Medicine.
Is It Possible to Include Potato in the Diet of Chronic Kidney Disease Patients? New Culinary Alternatives for Limiting Potassium Content
Article in Press abstract from Journal of Renal Nutrition.
Inflammation Leads the Way on the ROAD MAP to Diabetic Kidney Disease
Free, full-text, Article in Press from Kidney International Reports. Related press release from the University of Kentucky.
CDC Reports Progress to Improve Antibiotic Use, Stewardship
News brief from the American Hospital Association. Press release from the Infectious Diseases Society of America.
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Close to One-Third of Healthcare Employees Have Never Received Cybersecurity Training, Report Shows
Article from Healthcare Finance.
Migrants in US Border Detention Centers Won't Receive Flu Vaccine
Article from The Hill.
Dialysis Facility Compare July 2019 Refresh Q&A
1-page pdf from CMS.

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