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ASN leads the fight to prevent, treat, and cure kidney diseases throughout the world by educating health professionals and scientists, advancing research and innovation, communicating new knowledge, and advocating for the highest quality care for patients.

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World Kidney Day 2014

Thursday, March 13

In this video, Deidra C. Crews, MD, FASN, discusses the essential role primary care providers play in protecting the kidney health of older individuals, and how the contributions of nephrologists and primary care providers mesh to provide older people with kidney disease optimum care.

Additional Resources

World Kidney Day 2014 focuses on chronic kidney disease and aging. The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) has provided responses to four key questions on this topic.