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Kidney disease patients more likely to die from hospital acquired complications | NNI http://asn.kdny.info/cRKa30bhUwv
Recently, researchers reported that patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are at an increased risk of experiencing complications when... April 29 @ 4:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Sliding scale insulin therapy: How it works, doses, alternatives | MNT http://asn.kdny.info/XiYl30beCbD
In this article, we take a close look at sliding scale insulin therapy, one way a person with diabetes can work out how much insulin to take before... April 29 @ 1:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Diabetes tied to brain abnormalities | NYT http://asn.kdny.info/ws1m30bfM2o
People with Type 2 diabetes had brain changes in areas related to memory and planning. April 29 @ 10:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Diabetes app forecasts blood sugar levels http://asn.kdny.info/VONL30bfLO8
This first-of-its-kind, personalized glucose forecasting tool may help make meal planning simpler for patients with type 2 diabetes. April 28 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

CMS to Mail Merit-Based Incentive Payment System (MIPS) Letters Now through May | Kidney News Online http://asn.kdny.info/e62L30bgxZO
Keep a lookout in your mail this week and through early May. The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is mailing out Merit-based... April 28 @ 6:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Life after transplant: Patients now more likely to live – and live well http://asn.kdny.info/I8A630beBcR
Almost all – 99% – of Americans receiving a kidney from a living donor survive at least a year now, according to UNOS. More than 91% live at least... April 28 @ 3:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Psoriatic arthritis linked with diabetes, other endocrine disorders | Healio http://asn.kdny.info/mfnQ30beycw
Psoriatic arthritis was linked with diabetes, Cushing disease, hypothyroidism and osteoporosis, according to a recent analysis of Israeli patients.... April 28 @ 12:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Beer drinkers may develop irregular heart rhythms | NY Times http://asn.kdny.info/L76f30bdZtu
German scientists used Oktoberfest to show that moderate social drinking may lead to arrhythmias. April 28 @ 9:01 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Making bones transparent: New technique has implications for testing #osteoporosis drugs http://asn.kdny.info/tMmK30bdYWn
A new bone clearing technique is a breakthrough for testing osteoporosis drugs. The technique has promising applications for understanding how... April 28 @ 3:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Smartphone-controlled cells help keep diabetes in check http://asn.kdny.info/rxli30bdYqs
Cells engineered to produce insulin under the command of a smartphone helped keep blood sugar levels within normal limits in diabetic mice, a new... April 28 @ 12:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Readmission penalties don’t correlate to heart attack outcomes http://asn.kdny.info/R0g130bdY5a
A program that penalizes hospitals for high early readmission rates of heart attack patients may be unfairly penalizing hospitals that serve a... April 27 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

RCC patients may benefit from nivolumab after disease progression | RUN http://asn.kdny.info/L0QQ30bdQJ4
Nivolumab treatment beyond disease progression results in reductions in tumor burden, study finds. April 27 @ 6:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Energy drinks linked to more heart & blood pressure changes than caffeinated drinks alone | MNT http://asn.kdny.info/coOm30bdXBP
Drinking 32 ounces of a commercially available energy drink resulted in more profound changes in the heart's electrical activity and blood pressure... April 27 @ 3:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Sitagliptin appears safe for CKD patients | Medpage Today http://asn.kdny.info/nljB30bdVcq
Sub-analysis in patients with chronic kidney disease and T2DM raised no safety concerns April 27 @ 12:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Study finds how polluting nanoparticles get into blood and damage hearts http://asn.kdny.info/nYte30bc9Tn
Inhaled nanoparticles like those pumped out in vehicle exhausts can work their way through the lungs and into the bloodstream where they can raise... April 27 @ 9:01 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Vitamin A and a high-fat diet increasing risk for obesity and diabetes http://asn.kdny.info/jwTO30bbGNc
Vitamin A is an essential nutrient that the human body needs to function properly. But new research suggests that normal levels of vitamin A within... April 27 @ 12:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Low-sodium diet might not lower blood pressure, researchers say http://asn.kdny.info/YaWk30bbGrB
A new study that followed more than 2,600 men and women for 16 years found that consuming less sodium wasn't associated with lower blood pressure.... April 26 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Potential new treatment for kidney failure in cancer patients http://asn.kdny.info/IReF30bbEKc
Kidney dysfunction is a frequent complication affecting more than 50 percent of all cancer patients, and is directly linked to poor survival.... April 26 @ 6:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Looking for Career Advice? Want to get ahead in the field of Nephrology? Register today to reserve your spot for the 2nd WIN-ASN Career Advancement Webinar Series: How to get Promoted, streaming live TOMORROW on April 27, 2017, from the USC Keck School of Medicine. For more information please click the link. http://asn.kdny.info/bcUV30aF4vf
A series of educational programs based on identified knowledge gaps related to career paths within the field of nephrology. April 26 @ 3:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Sixteen-year-old comes up with revolutionary heart surgery idea | BBC News http://asn.kdny.info/QTld30bbLMU
16-year-old Ben Wald has come up with a simple surgical system that may save the lives of heart attack victims when their records aren't available. April 26 @ 1:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Pregnant women should have routine blood pressure checks http://asn.kdny.info/vWX330bbAYl
Pregnant women should get their blood pressure checked at each prenatal visit to screen for preeclampsia, a potentially fatal complication that can... April 26 @ 11:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Decrease in cardiovascular diseases benefits people with diabetes. http://asn.kdny.info/IN1130bbAyf
The incidence of cardiovascular diseases in Sweden has decreased sharply since the late 1990s. These are the findings of a study which included... April 26 @ 9:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

What are the best snacks for people with type 2 diabetes? | MNT http://asn.kdny.info/tk0Q30b89NO
Healthy snacks are very important for people with diabetes. In this article, we look at foods rich in protein and fiber that help keep cravings in... April 26 @ 1:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

1 in 10 people worldwide have CKD, but many governments don’t make kidney disease a priority | NNI http://asn.kdny.info/PcQd30b9A19
One in 10 people worldwide have chronic kidney disease, according to The Global Kidney Health Atlas, presented at this week’s World Congress of... April 25 @ 11:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

How kids' daily routines can help prevent obesity | NPR http://asn.kdny.info/mTL330b9zLC
A new study finds that preschool-aged children who didn't have a set sleep routine were more likely to be overweight by the time they hit the... April 25 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0