Friday, February 26, 2016

Implantable Artificial Kidney Making Progress

http://www.nephrologynews.com/implantable-artificial-kidney-project-making-progress/

How Long Do I Need to Be on Dialysis? Blog post HDC Dr. John Agar

http://homedialysis.org/news-and-research/blog/140-doc-how-long-do-i-need-to-be-on-dialysis

Saturday, February 13, 2016

Huffington Posts' The Heart-Kidney Connection

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/leslie-spry-md-facp/the-heartkidney-connection_b_9221006.html

New CMS Reporting Requirement for 2016:Clinical Depression Screening for Dialysis

http://homedialysis.org/news-and-research/blog/138-new-cms-reporting-requirement-for-2016-clinical-depression-screening-for-dialysis

NN&I The Emotional Connection in the Patient-Care-Giver Relationship

http://www.nephrologynews.com/the-emotional-connection-in-the-patient-caregiver-relationship/

VU's Artificial Kidney

http://news.vanderbilt.edu/2016/02/vu-inside-dr-william-fissell%E2%80%99s-artificial-kidney/

USRDS 2016 Report Decline in Premature Deaths Linked to Dialysis and Kidney Transplants

http://mainenewsonline.com/content/16016578-usrds-2016-report-decline-number-premature-deaths-linked?mc_cid=caeb39f4e3&mc_eid=d841c67dc1

Friday, February 12, 2016

Twice-Weekly Dialysis May Preserve Residual Kidney Function R&UNews

http://www.renalandurologynews.com/hemodialysis/twice-weekly-dialysis-may-preserve-residual-kidney-function/article/473604/

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

NKF's Everybody Pees (Except People Like Me - I never pee).

https://www.kidney.org/everybodypees

Get the info on African American Health & Kidneys

https://www.kidney.org/africanamericanhealth?utm_source=Love+Your+Kidneys&utm_campaign=4207bfc568-Love_Your_Kidneys_February_20162_5_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8dbfad614b-4207bfc568-123041001

NKF's Plant Protein Reduces Mortality in CKD patients

https://www.kidney.org/news/plant-protein-reduces-mortality-chronic-kidney-disease-patients?utm_source=Love+Your+Kidneys&utm_campaign=4207bfc568-Love_Your_Kidneys_February_20162_5_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8dbfad614b-4207bfc568-123041001

7 tips to protect your kidneys & Heart NKF Article

https://www.kidney.org/content/7-tips-protect-your-kidney-heart-health?utm_source=Love+Your+Kidneys&utm_campaign=4207bfc568-Love_Your_Kidneys_February_20162_5_2016&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_8dbfad614b-4207bfc568-123041001

Monday, February 8, 2016

Renal & Urology News "How to Dismiss a Non-compliant Patient"

http://www.renalandurologynews.com/practice-management/how-to-dismiss-noncompliant-patients/article/466076/



Do the Networks provide continuity of care during a transitional phase when "non compliant" patients are dismissed? Even though dialysis patients are considered "seriously ill"? Seriously ill patients should not be dismissed! What do you think of the article? Blessings

Friday, February 5, 2016

NN&I Satellite CEO wants to break the mold in dialysis care

http://www.nephrologynews.com/satellite-ceo-wants-to-break-the-mold-in-dialysis-care/

NN&I article on transitional care to dialysis choice

Very long article but thorough, interesting and certainly thought provoking.  http://www.nephrologynews.com/using-a-transitional-start-dialysis-unit-to-improve-modality-selection/

HDC Blog

http://homedialysis.org/news-and-research/blog/137-what-can-we-em-really-em-conclude-about-the-fhn-trials-and-mortality-on-frequent-hemodialysis

Monday, February 1, 2016

3D printing assisted only. Not a 3D Printed kidney. Great story though. Blessings

http://www.belfasttelegraph.co.uk/news/northern-ireland/northern-ireland-toddler-lucy-boucher-in-world-first-kidney-transplant-using-3d-printing-34393821.html#comments