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Pregnancy-related AKI rates rising, especially for women with diabetes

Pregnancy-related AKI rates rising, especially for women with diabetes
November 22, 2019
In the Journals

PD use increased after Medicare payment reform, but disparities in access remain

November 22, 2019
Recently published findings determined that PD use increased after the implementation of the 2011 Medicare prospective payment system for dialysis, yet specific patient…

Gilead DAAs safe, effective for adults with HCV, severe renal impairment

November 21, 2019
The FDA approved changes to the product labels for direct-acting antivirals Harvoni, Epclusa, and Vosevi to include new efficacy and safety data for adults with…
FDA News

FDA approves Medtronic drug-coated balloon to treat failing arteriovenous access in dialysis

November 21, 2019
Medtronic plc has received approval from the FDA for its IN.PACT AV drug-coated balloon, which was designed to prevent vessel restenosis, thereby enabling arteriovenous…
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CME CE CNE

Pain Management Update

No commercial support for this activity.

This course is designed to provide healthcare professionals with information on pain including the physiology and types…
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CME Article

Facing Diabetes: A Guide for Psychiatric Providers

Psychiatric Annals, February 2019, Volume 49 Issue 2
Chronic medical conditions, such as diabetes mellitus, are often closely intertwined with psychiatric disorders…
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CME

Risky Business: Prophylaxis and Treatment of Cytomegalovirus in the Transplantation Setting

This activity is supported by educational grants from Merck & Co., Inc. and Shire.

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) is a common herpes virus that affects 50% to 80% of the US population. Disease from reactivation…
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Resource Centers
American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting

American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting