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2014-06-30 16:26:14

NEW YORK, June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the National Kidney Foundation, chronic kidney disease affects over 26 million adults in the U.S., and is caused by diabetes and high blood pressure. As kidney functions deteriorate, the kidney's ability to produce red blood cells declines, and results in anemia. Anemia is a condition in which the patient's blood is deficient in red blood cells and hemoglobin. Kidney dialysis is expensive, and the cost of anemia drugs has been...

2014-06-28 23:00:21

The Beat Kidney Disease program is now reviewed by http://www.DailyGossip.org. The magazine indicates that this is a simple, but a very effective method of enhancing kidneys health. Denver, Colorado (PRWEB) June 28, 2014 The Beat Kidney Disease review reveals that the new program will teach users how to lower creatinine levels, as well as how to use certain safe remedies to heal the kidneys, in a natural way. The new method was conceived as a step by step cure plan, so patients can...

2014-06-25 08:27:04

Web Series Provides Latinos with Culturally-Relevant Information on Life-Saving Medical Procedure LOS ANGELES, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The Mendez National Institute of Transplantation Foundation (MNITF) announced that its telenovela-style web series, Fixing Paco, has been nominated for three 2014 Imagen Awards for Best Web Series: Drama; Comedy; and Reality or Informational. Funded by the UniHealth Foundation, Fixing Paco provides dialysis patients and their families with...

2014-06-24 08:29:39

CMS data shows comprehensive, holistic care at DaVita improves patient outcomes DENVER, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced its 2014 end stage renal disease (ESRD) Quality Incentive Program (QIP) results from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). DaVita outperformed other kidney care providers in every category, with 98.4...

2014-06-23 08:27:36

Dr. Abdulkareem Alsuwaida joins DaVita team in Saudi Arabia RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- DaVita Kidney Care, a division of DaVita HealthCare Partners Inc. (NYSE: DVA) and a leading provider of kidney care services, today announced it has named Dr. Abdulkareem Alsuwaida, FRCPC, MSc, as chief medical officer for its operations in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. "Clinical excellence defines Dr. Alsuwaida's distinctive nephrology career," said Dennis...

2014-06-21 23:01:19

U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation Provides Updated Numbers BOSTON. MA (PRWEB) June 21, 2014 More than 1,700 GranuFlo lawsuits have been filed in a Massachusetts federal court, reports the national law firm of Baron and Budd. The U.S. Judicial Panel on Multidistrict Litigation issued an updated Case List on May 15, 2014 that showed 1,717 complaints have been filed on the behalf of patients who used GranuFlo or NaturaLyte during kidney dialysis treatment and were allegedly...

2014-06-18 23:08:45

Bellwether Trials Expected to Begin in Either Mid-2015 or Early 2016 DALLAS (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The national law firm of Baron and Budd reports that the U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts held a Status Conference on May 9, 2014 in regard to federal multidistrict litigation (MDL) for GranuFlo lawsuits. The Court filed a Joint Status Report stating that, included in the matters discussed during the conference were potential dates for the MDL’s bellwether trials. According to...

2014-06-18 23:01:58

The Firm is representing clients in GranuFlo recall claims that allege the use of GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrates caused patients to suffer serious heart problems, including heart attacks, strokes, and sudden cardiac death. New York, NY (PRWEB) June 18, 2014 The federal court overseeing hundreds of GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com) filed in the wake of the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte dialysis concentrate recall has set dates for the proceeding’s first...

2014-06-16 23:01:59

The Firm is representing clients in GranuFlo lawsuits who allegedly suffered heart attacks, strokes and other life-threatening heart problems related to the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte recall. New York, New York (PRWEB) June 16, 2014 GranuFlo lawsuits (http://www.thegranuflolawsuit.com/) filed in the wake of the 2012 GranuFlo and NaturaLyte recall continue to mount in the federal multidistrict litigation now underway in U.S. District Court, District of Massachusetts, Bernstein Liebhard...

2014-06-15 14:57:32

American Society of Nephrology Efforts needed to identify modifiable factors contributing to the higher mortality among black patients Among young adult dialysis patients living in poor neighborhoods, blacks have a significantly higher risk of dying while young compared with whites. The findings, which come from a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN), suggest that more work is needed to understand social factors that could...


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