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A handful of nuts a day may cut the risk of a wide range of diseases http://asn.kdny.info/gc6d306U7fH
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 http://asn.kdny.info/UwHf306TJca
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 http://asn.kdny.info/16eV306UoEP #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 http://asn.kdny.info/d3m1306THNb
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 http://asn.kdny.info/FpES306Ramo
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 http://asn.kdny.info/ATJE306RdaC
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 http://asn.kdny.info/4WLy306PRyT
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 http://asn.kdny.info/H6Ld306Ppl9
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: http://asn.kdny.info/QDOl306OUv7
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 http://asn.kdny.info/YTIK8 #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 http://asn.kdny.info/kosG306OI9X
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 http://asn.kdny.info/zubs306Net9
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 http://asn.kdny.info/G7e5306Nej4
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. http://asn.kdny.info/WIBZ306N47V
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. http://asn.kdny.info/ntvp306N7JI
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. http://asn.kdny.info/98jN306N39R
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. http://asn.kdny.info/qlRC306N8Ml
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. http://asn.kdny.info/t6Sr306N3zV
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. http://asn.kdny.info/lce3306M2w7
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. http://asn.kdny.info/gy1k306M2mI
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 http://asn.kdny.info/6Y6U306KEnQ
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 http://asn.kdny.info/Xm6c306M1zn
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 http://asn.kdny.info/i5R7306L1zK
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