Latest National Kidney Foundation Stories

2008-08-06 09:01:04

Laboratory Corporation of America(R) Holdings (LabCorp(R)) (NYSE:LH) today announced the launch of a national effort to combat chronic kidney disease (CKD) in North America. U.S.

2008-07-20 03:00:15

By Stall, Sharon The prevalence of chronic kidney disease (CKD) has increased in the U.S. population from 20 million to 26 million people during 1999- 2004, according to the recently studied National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey (NHANES) (Coresh et al., 2007).

2008-07-20 03:00:15

By Carver, Michelle Carder, Jacqueline; Hartwell, Lori; Arjomand, Mahiyar Most patients with mineral and bone disorders do not simultaneously achieve KDOQI(TM) target goals for parathyroid hormone, calcium, phosphorus, and the calcium-phosphorus product.

2008-07-10 06:00:37

By Anonymous Aluminum toxicity can cause osteomalacia, anemia, and dementia in hemodialysis patients and has historically been associated with exposure to contaminated water or dialysate preparations or ingestion of aluminum-containing phosphate binders* (1-4).

2008-07-07 06:00:26

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc., a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney failure and disease (CKD), significantly exceeds national averages with regard to patient quality, as validated by both the Clinical Performance Measures Report published in 2006 by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), and the December 2007 Fistula First Vascular Access Improvement Initiative.

2008-06-25 18:03:07

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. , today announced that Allen Nissenson, M.D., F.A.C.P., F.A.S.N.

2008-06-17 09:01:13

WARRENDALE, Pa., June 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Renal Solutions, Inc (RSI), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Fresenius Medical Care, announced today the addition of two members to its Medical Advisory Board, Jose Diaz-Buxo, M.D., FACP and Todd Ing, M.D. Dr.

2006-10-30 09:00:11

NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and Abbott's Ross Products Division announced today a joint partnership to develop educational programs that focus on nutrition and chronic kidney disease.

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