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2014-09-04 08:30:08

DENVER, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, will host an online Google+ Hangout on Air called "Kidney Diet Tips: Diabetes Edition" on Monday, Sept. 8 at 5:00 p.m. PT/8:00 p.m. ET. The online event will feature dietitians who specialize in kidney- and diabetes-friendly diets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140318/DC85712LOGO Kidney Diet Tips:...

2014-08-28 23:02:44

Today, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced a national partnership with American Medical Technologists (AMT) in an effort to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable condition affecting 31 million Americans. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) August 28, 2014 Today, the American Kidney Fund (AKF) announced a national partnership with American Medical Technologists (AMT) in an effort to increase awareness of chronic kidney disease, a common and often preventable...

2014-08-27 23:14:02

AllMed webinar provides in-depth review of the latest standard of care for the use of ESAs in the treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease. Portland, OR (PRWEB) August 27, 2014 The use of ESAs to treat anemia of CKD can improve quality of life and may eliminate the need for blood transfusion and associated risks, but not without controversy. During a recent AllMed webinar, Dr. Zanhua Yi, board certified in hematology, oncology, and internal medicine, discussed issues related to determining...

2014-08-25 08:27:42

Patients, nurses and nephrologists nominate their "Nurse Hero" in celebration of Nephrology Nurses Week LAWRENCE, Mass., Aug. 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc., a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, today launched the Nurse Hero Campaign a first-of-its-kind home hemodialysis nurse recognition that honors the dedication and compassion of the nephrology nursing community. Beginning today, patients, nephrologists and fellow nurses can nominate their...

2014-08-20 23:02:26

A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in a new analysis led by experts at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) August 20, 2014 A common approach to treating kidney failure by removing waste products from the blood did not improve survival chances for people who suddenly developed the condition, in an analysis led by experts...

2014-08-18 12:27:36

Decision Resources Group Releases Expanded Disease Coverage of Treatment Algorithms Insights Series in 2014 BURLINGTON, Mass., Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Decision Resources has expanded its disease-level coverage of the Treatment Algorithms Insight Series, which examines U.S. physicians' prescribing behavior, to provide a quantitative analysis of an agent's penetration into each line of therapy. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130103/MM36768LOGO Other key capabilities of the...

2014-08-13 12:28:08

If Implemented, Program Risks Confusing, Misleading Patients and Public WASHINGTON, Aug. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners (KCP), concerned that the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services' (CMS) planned End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Five-Star Program will confuse and mislead patients, called on the Agency to delay implementation and work with the community to provide useful, meaningful, and accurate ratings of dialysis providers. KCP is a broad-based coalition of...

2014-07-17 16:26:45

NEW YORK, July 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- La Jolla Pharmaceutical Company (NASDAQ: LJPC) is a biopharmaceutical company focused on the development of therapeutic agents that inhibit the activity of galectins as a means of treating human diseases such as chronic organ failure and cancer. The company's main product candidates include GCS-100 for the treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD), LJPC-501 that is designed to help restore kidney function in patients with hepatorenal syndrome...

2014-07-16 12:27:25

NxStage Patient Advocates to travel the East Coast to share the benefits of home hemodialysis LAWRENCE, Mass., July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- NxStage® Medical, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTM), a leading manufacturer of innovative dialysis products, announced today the launch of the NxStage Freedom Tour, a two week road trip in a recreational vehicle to promote and educate dialysis patients on the benefits of home hemodialysis with the NxStage System One(TM). Traveling in the NxStage Freedom...

2014-07-11 12:24:47

BUFFALO, N.Y., July 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CTG (NASDAQ:CTG) today announced that Laura Argauer, software engineer at CTG and John Gillespie M.D., M.B.A., Chief Medical Officer at Palladian Health and Clinical Associate Professor, State University of New York at Buffalo School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences will co-present on the topic "Using Transformational Data Analytics to Improve Care Valuation, Management and Outcomes of Chronic Kidney Disease Patients" at the third...


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