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2010-02-23 12:15:00

WASHINGTON, Feb. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Board Certified Renal Specialist, Nina Kolbe, a highly regarded opinion leader in the field of renal nutrition, has published a second edition of Kidney Health Gourmet with 80 new recipes added to the original favorites, as well as a dining out and convenience food guide. A large selection of ethnic recipes has been added, Latin foods, Thai, Chinese and Indian recipes. Italian meals including several pizza recipes. Improve the health of your kidneys...

2010-02-09 10:10:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Sheila Doss, BSN, RN, CNN, CCRA of San Jose, California, has been re-elected Western Chapters Coordinator-Elect (CCE) of the American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA) for 2010-11. Doss, Nursing Director of Research of Satellite Healthcare will assume her position during ANNA's 41st National Symposium in San Antonio, TX, May 2-5, 2010. As Western CCE, Doss will coordinate and supervise regional chapter activities, report to the regional...

2009-11-24 08:00:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Nov. 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced its full support of Renal Disease survivor and chef Elias Nasrallah in his effort to support the San Jose homeless this Thanksgiving holiday. Elias Nasrallah built a successful career as a chef for the past 20 years. But Nasrallah's life was turned upside-down five years ago, when he was...

2009-11-06 10:14:12

More awareness of treatment, prevention options helping drive these improvements People with chronic kidney disease are at much greater risk of developing heart problems than people with healthy kidneys, but new data from the U.S. Renal Data System (USRDS) shows some major improvements in their heart health. Increased awareness among doctors that cardiovascular complications can be treated"”and even prevented"”in kidney patients has helped make this progress possible, says Bryan...

2009-10-08 10:15:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced their sponsorship of the National Kidney Foundation Golf Classic Tournament. The event, held to raise funds for the NKF and raise awareness of Chronic Kidney Disease, is being held October 19th, 2009 at the Pasatiempo Golf Club in Santa Cruz, California. NKF's annual Golf Classics...

2009-10-07 12:34:00

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Oct. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of nephrology research, today announced their sponsorship of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) 21st Annual San Francisco Author's Luncheon. The Author's Luncheon is San Francisco's premier literary event. Each year more than 1,200 people are captivated by the fascinating stories, wit and humor of nationally-known...

2009-09-29 09:26:00

Hundreds Taking Steps to Fight Kidney Disease and Raise Awareness WASHINGTON, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Hundreds of people whose lives have been affected by kidney disease will gather at the Shops at Georgetown Park and the C&O Canal for the Ronald D. Paul Companies Kidney Walk hosted by the National Kidney Foundation Serving the National Capital Area on Saturday, October 3. Registration begins at 8 am and the Walk starts at 9 am. The Kidney Walk is a 5K pledge-based event...

2009-09-08 09:48:00

Texas Kidney Care Coalition: Additional Opening of 38 New Facilities Will Boost Local Jobs, Improve Patient Access to Care AUSTIN, Texas, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As Congress reconvenes following an August recess period filled with wide-ranging local discussion of health care reform, the Texas kidney community expressed hope that the momentum and public desire for health care reform in Washington can help drive momentum and discussion in Texas about the vital need to open 38 end...

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2009-08-10 15:18:35

The federal Cash for Clunkers trade-in program has a new set of detractors, U.S. charity organizations that count on donated vehicles, fund raisers said. We know there's going to be a significant impact, Chad Iseman, director of Kidney Cars, told the Detroit Free Press Monday. Kidney Cars is a fund raising division of the National Kidney Foundation, which reaps 19 percent of its revenue from donated cars trucks and SUVs. The Kidney Foundation said it expected up to 15 percent fewer vehicles...

2009-07-13 19:47:00

DENVER, July 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- DaVita Inc. (NYSE: DVA), a leading provider of kidney care services for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), today announced Mahesh Krishnan, MD, MPH has been appointed to DaVita Clinical Research(R) as Vice President for Research, effective July 13, 2009. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20020729/DAVITALOGO) DaVita Clinical Research is recognized as a leader in clinical trials for drugs and devices. Krishnan will be...


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