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The Kidney Week app features interactive maps, complete program, personalized scheduler, social media integration, and more. October 28 @ 11:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Statins curb insulin-related cancer risk in diabetes patients | RUN
Insulin-sparing and insulin-sensitizing drugs should be the preferred treatment choices for patients with type 2 diabetes. October 28 @ 9:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Study: Most pediatric ICU physicians don't use current guidelines to diagnose AKI
A study by University at Buffalo researchers has shown that physicians in pediatric intensive care units are not using the newest guidelines to... October 27 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

New guidelines urge diabetics to move more | HealthDay
People with diabetes should do light physical activity at least every 30 minutes, not every 90 minutes, latest recommendations say. October 27 @ 7:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Statins offset insulin-related cancer risk in type 2 diabetes mellitus | Doctors Lounge
For patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), use of statins offsets insulin-related cancer risks, according to research published online Oct.... October 27 @ 5:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Images in clinical medicine: Emphysematous pyelonephritis | NEJM
Images in Clinical Medicine from The New England Journal of Medicine — Emphysematous Pyelonephritis October 27 @ 3:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Children should be screened to prevent early heart attacks, study recommends | MNT
Inherited heart disease can be successfully detected within families by screening one-to-two year old children at the time of their routine... October 27 @ 1:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

ESRD linked to diet soda consumption | RUN
The risk of end-stage renal disease was 83% higher for those who drank more than 7 glasses of diet soft drinks weekly. October 27 @ 11:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Resting heart rate may predict future mental ills | NY Times
In young men, heart rates above 82 beats a minute were tied to increased risk of obsessive-compulsive disorder, anxiety disorder and schizophrenia. October 27 @ 9:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Quick quiz: When was the first successful simultaneous pancreas and kidney transplant? #ASN50
Join the American Society of Nephrology as we celebrate 50 years of our members leading the fight against kidney diseases. October 26 @ 11:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Intensive hemodialysis effective for treating hyperphosphatemia | RUN
Intensive hemodialysis can sharply lower serum phosphorus levels and reduce dependence on phosphate binders October 26 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Imaging stroke risk in 4D | Northwestern Engineering
New MRI technique detects blood flow velocity to identify who is most at risk for stroke, so they can be treated accordingly. October 26 @ 7:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Urine concentration helps diagnose UTI in infants | RUN
The prevalence of UTI was 7.8% in infants tested for automated microscopic urinalysis. October 26 @ 5:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Saxagliptin linked to albuminuria improvement | RUN
Saxagliptin was associated with improvement in ACR for individuals with normoalbuminuria, microalbuminuria, and macroalbuminuria. October 26 @ 3:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Do the pressures of basic science careers leave time for science? Interesting feature in Nature; Dr. Harris adds his comments.
Are young scientists facing undue pressure to publish and get funding? Is the system interfering with the science? A feature news article in Nature... October 26 @ 1:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Screening for and treating depression in patients with CKD: Dr. Nicole Allen offers valuable insights. From the ASN Kidney News special section on Kidney Care and Depression.
Approximately one in five women and one in 10 men will suffer from depression over the course of their lives (1). Chronic illness generally confers... October 26 @ 11:01 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Topic Discussion: AKI following left ventricular assist device implantation | via Nephron Power
Left ventricular assist devices (LVADs) are used increasingly as a bridge to transplantation or as destination therapy in end-stage heart ... October 26 @ 9:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Air pollution’s toll on heart may begin early | NY Times
Even healthy young adults may suffer ill effects from air pollution. October 25 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Cutting phosphorus additives reduces hyperphosphatemia | RUN
A majority of intervention patients attained serum phosphorus levels below 5.5 mg/dL, a small study verifies. October 25 @ 7:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Can folic acid help slow down the progression of renal disease? | Medical News Bulletin
A Chinese study group found that the combination of antihypertensive medication and folic acid was more effective in preventing renal function... October 25 @ 5:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Sirukumab ineffective in lupus nephritis, study indicates | RUN
Targeted IL-6 inhibition with sirukumab did not demonstrate efficacy or safety in patients with active lupus nephritis receiving immunosuppressant... October 25 @ 3:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Views from a healthcare CIO: how to make MACRA work for your practice | Kidney News Online
Well-known healthcare CIO offers insights on making MACRA work for your practice and your patients. October 25 @ 1:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Dangerous drug interactions uncovered with data science | CUMC
New study links common pair of drugs to increased risk for fatal heart condition. October 25 @ 11:01 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Dialysis patient outcomes not worse after bundling, ESA label changes | RUN
Study finds no increased risk of major adverse cardiovascular events and death. October 25 @ 9:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Researchers make first entirely 3D-printed organ-on-a-chip
This new approach to manufacturing may one day allow researchers to rapidly design organs-on-chips, also known as microphysiological systems, that... October 24 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0