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2012-03-16 09:33:39

Some recent observational studies suggest that more frequent hemodialysis may prolong kidney failure patients' lives compared with conventional dialysis.

2012-03-09 10:39:57

The majority of Medicare beneficiaries with kidney failure participate in Medicare's Part D prescription drug coverage program, and most of these receive a low-income subsidy from the program.

2012-03-09 10:38:35

Not all patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) are destined for kidney failure.

2012-02-17 11:02:20

Being educated about your health and your treatment options is a good thing.

2012-01-20 10:42:41

Bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract causes serious health problems—and even early deaths—for many patients with kidney failure.

2012-01-17 13:17:20

Research from the University of Michigan Health System shows the risk for kidney failure among liver transplant recipients is higher following the implementation of Model of End Stage Liver Disease (MELD), a policy change in 2002 that altered how liver transplant allocation is decided.

2011-11-11 01:45:46

Two separate studies presented during the American Society of Nephrology's Annual Kidney Week agree that diabetics with kidney failure shouldn't lower their blood glucose levels as much as diabetics without kidney failure.

2011-11-10 15:37:05

Among children with kidney disease, certain races are less likely to get kidney transplants and are more likely to die than other races.


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