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A handful of nuts a day may cut the risk of a wide range of diseases
A large analysis of current research shows that people who eat at least 20g of nuts a day have a lower risk of heart disease, cancer and other... December 07 @ 7:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Minorities with diabetes could benefit from peer support interventions | via MUSoM
MU study finds peer support interventions effective at improving blood sugar levels of minority patients. December 07 @ 5:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

ASN releases brief analysis of preliminary results for the AY 2017 Nephrology Match #Match2017 #NephWorkforce
This ASN Data Brief details preliminary results from the National Resident Matching Program on the AY 2017 Nephrology Match released December 7, 2016. December 07 @ 4:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Study reveals more individuals may have 'masked' hypertension than thought
Around the clock monitoring of blood pressure during daily activity revealed masked, or undetected, high blood pressure in a significant number of... December 07 @ 3:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Want to chat with the new President of ASN? Eleanor Lederer, MD, FASN wants to hear from you! Join her for a Twitter chat on 12/13 at 9:00 p.m. EST to ask questions, share your thoughts, or just say hello. Use #AskASN to join the conversation. See you there!
Around the clock monitoring of blood pressure during daily activity revealed masked, or undetected, high blood pressure in a significant number of... December 07 @ 1:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Building the future: ASN’s workforce programs at work in 2016 | Kidney News Online
The recently launched ASN Workforce Department administers programs focused on supporting kidney professionals, and attracting students and... December 07 @ 11:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Using a multidisciplinary team cost-effective in CKD | RUN
Multidisciplinary care program alleviates the much larger cost of dialysis. December 06 @ 9:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

FDA approves empagliflozin to reduce cardiovascular death in adults with type 2 diabetes | APhA
FDA approved on Friday a new indication for empagliflozin to reduce the risk of cardiovascular death in adults with type 2 diabetes and... December 05 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Hormonal contraceptives may not increase thromboembolism risk in diabetes | Healio
The risk for thromboembolism among women with type 1 and type 2 diabetes may not be increased with use of hormonal contraception, new research... December 05 @ 7:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Are you a clinician educator who wants to conduct a project to advance nephrology education? Apply for funding through December 14:
The goal of this grant program is to produce the next generation of clinician educators by supporting aspiring nephrology educators to conduct a... December 05 @ 5:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Fun fact: By Dec of 2001, living organ donor rates exceeded deceased donor rates for the first time #ASN50
Join the American Society of Nephrology as we celebrate 50 years of our members leading the fight against kidney disease. December 05 @ 3:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Alpha blockers more effective for large kidney stones
For the two-thirds of kidney stone patients who need more than just extra hydration to pass their stones, physicians are eager to find non-surgical... December 05 @ 11:05 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Blood glucose level at discharge can predict HbA1c | RUN
Blood glucose profile at discharge using CGM seems useful to predict HbA1c level after discharge in patients with type 2 diabetes. December 05 @ 9:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

AKI is a risk factor for delirium, coma in critically ill | RUN
Stage 2 and 3 acute kidney injury was associated with increased risk of delirium and coma, researchers found. December 04 @ 10:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Physician protect thyself: updated resources on negotiating physician contracts and avoiding common mistakes.
Whether negotiating a first-time contract or renegotiating or amending a contract -- make sure you're informed in advance. December 04 @ 7:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Two teams of researchers create a new, freely available CRISPR platform using knock-out & knock-down approaches.
Researchers can now investigate the role of whole families of related genes. December 04 @ 4:05 PM Comments: Likes: 0

UAMS brings patient and medical team members together with architects to design new clinic building.
Cooperative approach results in building designed to reduce wait times, more private spaces for patient/family consults, and more natural light. December 04 @ 1:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

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Molecular biologist David Goodsell shows the beauty of the cell through his artwork.
The brightly-colored paintings show a world that can't be seen with the naked eye. December 04 @ 11:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

People with CKD and particularly those on hemodialysis are at higher risk of depression. Some great advice on identifying the patients at risk.
Nicole C. Allen, MD, is a postdoctoral clinical fellow in psychosomatic medicine at Columbia University Medical Center and the New York State... December 04 @ 8:45 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Year in Review: ASN launches a new program to improve dialysis care, celebrates its 50th anniversary and tops 16,000 members, pledges $7 million towards a kidney prize competition, and much more.
ASN commits to reducing infections in dialysis, launches a collaboration with ERA-EDTA and ISN, and much more. December 03 @ 6:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Updated MACRA resource list includes new info on patient engagement and IT resources.
In April 2015, the the Medicare Access and CHIP Reauthorization Act of 2015 (MACRA) was signed into law, repealing the Sustainable Growth Rate... December 03 @ 3:10 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Report reveals US state rankings on diabetes incidence | TIME
The new report shows Utah, Rhode Island and Colorado have the lowest incidence of diabetes in the United States. In each of those states, less than... December 03 @ 1:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Mayo Clinic, ACGME and AFSP Team Up to Improve Support for Physician Well-Being, Address Burnout and Suicide Risk
Mayo Clinic, ACGME and the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) come together to support physician well-being. December 03 @ 9:05 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Cigarette smoking may lead to fibrosis in the heart and kidneys, study reveals | News Medical
Smoking may lead to fibrosis in the heart and kidneys and can worsen existing kidney disease, according to a new study. December 03 @ 1:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0