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Copeptin predicts IgA nephropathy outcomes | RUN http://asn.kdny.info/nfNP3089uee
Copeptin, a surrogate marker for arginine vasopressin (AVP), showed prognostic value of established risk markers. January 19 @ 1:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Gestational diabetes raises postpartum depression risk in first-time mothers | News Medical http://asn.kdny.info/ofWJ3089tLJ
Researchers from the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai and the Karolinska Institutet have found that gestational diabetes raises the risk of... January 19 @ 11:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Frequent hemodialysis improves health-related quality of life | RUN http://asn.kdny.info/dcpU3089tA5
Patients feel better and recovery times are shorter with 6 hemodialysis sessions per week rather than 3, researchers report. January 19 @ 9:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Why I donated my kidney to a total stranger | TIME http://asn.kdny.info/gNtM3088fzQ
It took me about two months to fully recuperate, but it was worth it. January 19 @ 12:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Toward a 'smart' patch that automatically delivers insulin when needed http://asn.kdny.info/J7Wy3088ceZ
Treatment for certain diabetes cases involves constant monitoring of blood-glucose levels and daily insulin shots. But scientists are now... January 18 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

New GAO report confirms urgent need for increased kidney research funding http://asn.kdny.info/nCuf3088p49
The US Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report on Wednesday that confirms the gap between National Institutes of Health (NIH)... January 18 @ 7:30 PM Comments: Likes: 0

The robot that performed my kidney transplant declined to be interviewed | Times Insider http://asn.kdny.info/pJt83087sJT
How donating a vital organ to a fellow “news nerd” helped a Times data journalist overcome postelection Twitter fatigue and gain a better... January 18 @ 6:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

A look at rural practices moving to value-based payment systems | Kidney News Online http://asn.kdny.info/d85n3087dZ1
Some practical advice for rural practices transitioning to value-based payments, including focusing on population health. January 18 @ 3:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Blacks, Hispanics less likely to achieve blood pressure control, study says http://asn.kdny.info/pwTk3087eoz
Blacks and Hispanics with high blood pressure are less likely than whites to get their condition under control. Lack of healthcare insurance and... January 18 @ 12:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Kidney disease patients have higher out-of-pocket costs than stroke and cancer patients http://asn.kdny.info/rrgv3087dpV
Patients who have chronic kidney disease but are not on dialysis have higher out-of-pocket healthcare expenses than even stroke and cancer... January 18 @ 9:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Call for applications for JASN Editor-in-Chief: Apply by Feb 28. http://asn.kdny.info/zW1s307Ieyf
JASN is a monthly, peer-reviewed journal dedicated to advancing the practice of kidney medicine worldwide by reporting novel and rigorous research. January 17 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Fenofibrate may reduce CVD in statin-treated patients with diabetes and dyslipidemia | RUN http://asn.kdny.info/JDsG3085D4O
Fenofibrate therapy may reduce CVD in patients with diabetes, according to additional results from the ACCORD study. January 17 @ 6:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Metformin, glyburide combination increases treatment success rate in gestational diabetes | Healio http://asn.kdny.info/WwJ83084SW9
In women with gestational diabetes, a combination of metformin and glyburide therapy resulted in improved glycemic control for most women when... January 17 @ 3:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Common heart drug repurposed to treat rare cancer in Europe http://asn.kdny.info/TzK43084Sn6
A drug that's commonly used to treat high blood pressure is being repurposed for a rare tissue cancer in Europe. The medication, named propranolol,... January 17 @ 12:01 PM Comments: Likes: 0

ACP and AAFP release new hypertension recommendations http://asn.kdny.info/gJHl30845jH
The American College of Physicians (ACP) and the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP) have published an evidence-based clinical practice... January 17 @ 9:01 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Atrial fibrillation more prevalent in dialysis patients than expected http://asn.kdny.info/wog430831zz
Atrial fibrillation, which is the most common cardiac arrhythmia, is an important risk factor for strokes. January 16 @ 9:00 PM Comments: Likes: 0

A manifesto for reproducible science. http://asn.kdny.info/AQ173082kAa Nature Human Behavior
Leading voices in the reproducibility landscape call for the adoption of measures to optimize key elements of the scientific process. January 16 @ 6:10 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Dialysis decision making: Can we help patients and providers through the process? http://asn.kdny.info/yKoJ3082hdP
The goal of providing dialysis to extend life while also maintaining an acceptable quality of life is a reasonable starting point when assessing if... January 16 @ 3:15 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Prevention and Treatment of Dialysis Catheter Malfunctions http://asn.kdny.info/DpFQ3082ijV ASN Online Dialysis Curriculum
View the complete ASN online dialysis curriculum at https://www.asn-online.org/education/distancelearning/curricula/dialysis/ January 16 @ 12:05 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Steroid withdrawal after renal transplantation. http://asn.kdny.info/e8w23082jIK BMC Medicine
Immunosuppressive regimens in renal transplantation frequently contain corticosteroids, but many centers withdraw steroids as a consequence of... January 16 @ 9:00 AM Comments: Likes: 0

What Do Fellows Want? What Does Nephrology Need? http://asn.kdny.info/oZzc308105u
"Dialysis and transplantation represent extraordinary therapeutic milestones.... However, many fellows and trainees are looking for new therapies... January 15 @ 6:10 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Recognizing Delirium, Dementia and Depression in End Stage Kidney Disease. http://asn.kdny.info/bDMI30810zc
Insights from ASN's Geriatric Nephrology Online Curriculum. January 15 @ 2:55 PM Comments: Likes: 0

"The current state of infection control in dialysis facilities is untenable." http://asn.kdny.info/x2aL3080YRY
Infections are now neck and neck with cardiovascular complications as a primary reason for hospitalization and mortality among kidney patients... January 15 @ 12:05 PM Comments: Likes: 0

Australia sees 16% increase in the number of people deciding to donate organs. http://asn.kdny.info/DVQl308111f
A $250 million funding boost by the Federal Government has seen a 16 per cent increase in the number of Australians deciding to donate their organs. January 15 @ 8:55 AM Comments: Likes: 0

Another record year for organ transplants | MedPage Today http://asn.kdny.info/jM5630806EG
For the fourth year in a row, U.S. physicians set a record for the total number of organ transplants performed, with 33,606 procedures in 2016,... January 14 @ 9:30 PM Comments: Likes: 0