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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

Conference Series LLC invites all the participants from all over the world to attend 12th Annual conference on Nephrology & Urology JULY 06-07, 2017 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during which includes prompt keynote presentations, Oral talks, Poster presentations and Exhibitions. Nephrology & Urology 2017 is a global platform to discuss and learn about Clinical Nephrology, Chronic Kidney Diseases, Dialysis and recent Renal therapies, Nephrology and hypertension, Nephrotic Syndrome and renal failure, Hereditary Kidney Disorders, Diabetic Nephrology, Nephrology- Diagnosis, Treatment, Prognosis, Drugs For Kidney Diseases, Diet, Lifestyle Changes.
Smoking may lead to fibrosis in the heart and kidneys and can worsen existing kidney disease, according to a new study. December 03 @ 12:43 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Complications of type 2 diabetes affect quality of life, care can lead to diabetes burnout http://asn.kdny.info/hM5m306KlgX
T2D Lifestyle, a national survey by Health Union of more than 400 individuals experiencing type 2 diabetes (T2D), reveals that patients not only... December 02 @ 11:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Kidney disease hospitalization and mortality rates continue to decline in the U.S., according to report http://asn.kdny.info/kUo1306Kl1I
United States Renal Data System 2016 report highlights current trends in kidney disease December 02 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Long-term use of postmenopausal estrogen treatment may impair kidney function | APS Physiology http://asn.kdny.info/KMB7306KjJT
Long-term estrogen treatment after menopause may increase the risk of new kidney damage and negatively affect women with abnormal kidney function. December 02 @ 7:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Insulin-producing cells formed using malaria drugs | MNT http://asn.kdny.info/jEoc306Kjyd
Researchers may have found a way to transform alpha cells into insulin-producing beta cells using a common drug. December 02 @ 5:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Applications for the 2017 ASN Public Policy Internship Program are now open through December 30 http://asn.kdny.info/GaHo306FU15
The ASN Policy and Advocacy Committee is accepting applications for the 2017 ASN Public Policy Internship Program for one fellow ASN member and one... December 02 @ 3:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Simple walking program provides physical and mental benefits to dialysis patients http://asn.kdny.info/eiMr306KcLq
A simple home-based walking program improved physical capacity and quality of life in patients undergoing long-term dialysis. December 02 @ 1:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

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A simple home-based walking program improved physical capacity and quality of life in patients undergoing long-term dialysis. December 02 @ 12:37 PM Comments: Likes: 0

An inspiring community effort: Denilquin, a small town in New South Wales, steps up to provide a local dialysis clinic http://asn.kdny.info/Bdjq306K8TH
Denilquin, a small town of 7,500 in New South Wales, comes together to provide dialysis close to home. December 02 @ 11:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

UK: Wales organ donations 'encouraging' in year after consent law | BBC News http://asn.kdny.info/56cm306IbkZ
A new organ donation law, brought in a year ago in Wales, is saving lives, say ministers. December 02 @ 9:01 AM Comments: Likes: 0

New urine test may help identify fatigue http://asn.kdny.info/EycN306IaXB
A new urine test could potentially reduce fatigue-related mistakes by allowing workers to recognize when they should take a break. December 01 @ 11:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Fun fact: By December 1987, ESRD networks were established to oversee quality of dialysis care nationwide http://asn.kdny.info/YTIK8 #ASN50
By the late 1980s, Congress called for the establishment of 17 ESRD Networks to oversee the quality of dialysis care nationwide. December 01 @ 9:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Dialysis patients who skip flu vaccine more likely to be hospitalized | NNI http://asn.kdny.info/alUP306I4wy
Patients who skipped vaccination were 53% more likely to be hospitalized during the flu season the first year, 87% more likely the second year and... December 01 @ 7:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

First of its kind MRI study highlights effects of kidney dialysis on heart | Big News Network http://asn.kdny.info/kjgE306I3Og
Washington DC [US] Dec 1 ANI In a recent research experts in magnetic resonance imaging MRI and kidney disease have carried out the first ever scans t December 01 @ 5:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

A CRISPR platform that is freely available, more efficient & more controllable? Two UK research teams develop complementary methods that may be widely applicable | Kidney News Online http://asn.kdny.info/aLct306HGI3
University of Cambridge and Wellcome Trust researchers have developed a new, freely available CRISPR platform that may aid investigators in a... December 01 @ 3:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Apply for an ASN Career Development Grant today! Deadline is December 14 http://www.asn-online.org/grants/career/
The ASN Foundation for Kidney Research Career Development Grants Program provides funding for young faculty to foster evolution to an independent... December 01 @ 1:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Sodium reduction may improve albuminuria in nondiabetic CKD | RUN http://asn.kdny.info/SBdn306I2EU
Reducing sodium consumption to about 2,500 mg daily was associated with albuminuria improvement. December 01 @ 11:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

House overwhelmingly passes ‘Cures’ legislation to streamline drug approval | The Hill http://asn.kdny.info/o11H306HXzw
The 21st Century Cures Act seeks to speed up the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of new drugs while investing new money in medical research. December 01 @ 8:57 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Crunching the numbers: Researchers use math in search for diabetes cure http://asn.kdny.info/Rmul306Gea5
Researchers are using a mix of math and technology in an ambitious search for a cure to Type 2 diabetes. November 30 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Stroke rates rising in younger people | NYT http://asn.kdny.info/c9GV306FvGX
Stroke rates have been declining in older people over the past 20 years — but have sharply increased in those under 55. November 30 @ 7:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0