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Diabetes app forecasts blood sugar levels
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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
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
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.
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
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
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
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

Organ Donation: A New Frontier for AI?
Getting the right organ to the right recipient is always a challenge. University of Montreal scientists think artificial intelligence can help. April 25 @ 7:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Father of kidney exchange says it’s time for a refresh | NNI
Alvin Roth, PhD, the economist who won the Nobel Prize in 2012 for developing the paired kidney exchange program, says hospitals are shying away... April 25 @ 5:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

'Connshing syndrome' named as a new cause of high blood pressure | MNT
Researchers have revealed a new cause of high blood pressure which could lead to major changes in managing the disease. April 25 @ 3:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0