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April 18, 2019
Kidney Patients And The GW School Of Medicine And Health Sciences Host Inaugural Global Summit Focused On Innovations in Kidney Care
Press release from George Washington University.
Great Quote by Belding Scribner in Jonathan Himmelfarb’s Talk at WCN Melbourne
Tweet from proychaudhury. RenalWEB article.
How Do Multiple Symptoms Really Affect Older Adults?
Free, full-text, New Online article from the Journal of the American Medical Association.
American Society of Nephrology Announces KidneyX Chair
Article from Kidney News Online.
Free, Full-Text, Articles in Press from American Journal of Kidney Diseases:
Routine Is the Worst Enemy of the Dialysis Patient
Free, full-text, Online First Letter to the Editor from Blood Purification.
NKF Study Reveals Challenges in Co-Management of Kidney Patients in Primary Care
Press release from the National Kidney Foundation.
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Notices from the Northwest Renal Network:
Atrasentan and Renal Events in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease (SONAR): a Double-Blind, Randomized, Placebo-Controlled Trial
Online First abstract from The Lancet.
In the NEWS: Credence, Rise of the Nephron Throne
Posting from the NephronPower blog.
Is CREDENCE a Game Changer for Diabetic Nephropathy?
(Registration required, but free.) Article from Medscape Nephrology.
Cardiovascular Benefits of a Diet Enriched in Fruits and Vegetables
Free, full-text, Online First editorial and related abstract from American Journal of Nephrology.
Free, Full-Text Articles from Journal of Renal Nutrition:
Kidney Disease Awareness and Knowledge among Survivors of Acute Kidney Injury
Online First abstract from American Journal of Nephrology.
Best Dietary Practices for Patients with CKD
Article from Healio.
Key Updates in Cardio-Nephrology from 2018: Springboard to a Bright Future
Free, full-text, Online First editorial from CardioRenal Medicine.
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Articles from HealthDay:
Hypoglycemia in People with Type 2 Diabetes and CKD
Published Ahead of Print CJASN article.
Mortality Outcomes With Intensive Blood Pressure Targets in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
Online First abstract from Hypertension.
Hands Clean: Road to Zero Infections at Satellite Healthcare
YouTube video (3min21sec).
Health Stocks Crumble as Fears of 'Medicare for All' Snowball
Article from Bloomberg.
Measles in 2019 — Going Backward
Free, full-text, Recently Published editorial from the New England Journal of Medicine. News summary from Kaiser Health News.
The Pigs Were Dead. But Four Hours Later, Scientists Restored Cellular Functions in Their Brains
Article from STAT.
Proposed Fiscal Year 2020 Payment and Policy Changes for Medicare Inpatient Rehabilitation Facilities (CMS-1710-P)
CMS fact sheet.

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