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Education key to increasing home dialysis
Education key to increasing home dialysis
Out of the 10 largest U.S. dialysis providers, Satellite Healthcare has the largest number of its dialysis patients using home therapies. In 2015, the company had more than 20% of its patients using home dialysis. In 2014, the total was almost 22%. Kay...
New thematic issue highlights link between hyperuricemia, gout and kidney disease
New thematic issue highlights link between hyperuricemia, gout and kidney disease
The increasing prevalence of both gout and chronic kidney disease has led to a growing interest in the association between hyperuricemia (an abnormally high level of uric acid in the blood) and kidney disease.
Empire State Building becomes beacon for world health crisis
Empire State Building becomes beacon for world health crisis
The Empire State Building will remind the world on March 10 that there's a growing public health crisis in our midst by shining in orange, the official color of the National Kidney Foundation, in celebration of World Kidney Day.
High-dose atorvastatin fails to reduce risk for kidney injury after cardiac surgery
High-dose atorvastatin fails to reduce risk for kidney injury after cardiac surgery
Compared with placebo, high-dose atorvastatin did not decrease risk for acute kidney injury after cardiac surgery, according to findings presented at the Critical Care Congress and published in JAMA.