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AWAK Technologies Raises US$40 Million to Ready AWAK PD Wearable Dialysis Device for Late-Stage Development and Accelerated Commercialisation
AWAK press release from Singapore.
AKF Hits Back After CA Lawmakers Blast Charity For Halting ESRD Help
Article extract from InsideHealthPolicy.com. Press release and letter (5-page pdf) from Rep. Katie Porter. Press release from the American Kidney Fund.
Many Children with Kidney Disease May Be Prescribed Drugs that Are Toxic to the Kidneys
Press release, Published Ahead of Print CJASN abstract, and editorial extract from the American Society of Nephrology.
Leveraging Patient-Reported Outcomes for Person-Centered Kidney Disease Care
Posting from the AJKD blog.
USA Today Opinion Piece in Line with ASN stance on Organ Procurement Reform
Article from Kidney News Online.
Nocturnal Dialysis: Maddy Warren's Patient Experience
Posting from the KidneyViews blog.
Cardiovascular Calcifications Among Patients With Uremia: Answers to Hard Questions
Free, full-text editorial and 8 related abstracts from Advances in Chronic Kidney Disease.
Free, Open Access Articles from BMC Nephrology:
Can the Fistula Arm Be Used to Lift Heavy Items? Six-Pound Dumbbells Versus Handgrip Exercise in a Six Month Follow-Up Secondary Analysis of a Randomized Controlled Trial
OnlineFirst abstract from the Journal of Vascular Access.
Endovascular AVF for Dialysis Access Shows High Patency Rate
Article from HealthDay.
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The Prognostic Value of Soluble ST2 in Maintenance Hemodialysis Patients: A Meta-Analysis
Online First abstract from Blood Purification.
First-Ever Quality Measures Aim to Reduce Diabetes Complications
Press release from the Endocrine Society.
Imposter Davita Nurse Sentenced to 20 Months
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Senate Confirms Hahn as FDA Commissioner
News brief from the American Hospital Association.
House Passes Sweeping Pelosi Bill to Lower Drug Prices
Article from The Hill.
ESRD Quality Incentive Program: CY 2020 ESRD PPS Final Rule Call — January 14
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Trump Administration Approves Medicaid Work Requirements in South Carolina
Article from The Hill.

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