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AWAK raises $40 million to continue research on portable PD device

December 17, 2019
In the Journals

Wearable and implantable devices show potential for kidney failure, but more work needed

November 14, 2019
In a recently published article, researchers provided an overview of ambulatory hemodialysis devices, which they suggest “offer the potential for self-care…
FDA News

FDA awards contract to Kidney Health Initiative to study patient preferences for kidney devices

October 31, 2019
The FDA has awarded a contract to the Kidney Health Initiative for a 3-year project that aims to measure patient preferences and risk tolerance for the creation of…
Meeting News

Trial results positive for AWAK-PD device in Japan

Nephrology News & Issues, October 2019
An 11-year development cycle with an artificial kidney device using an approach similar to PD therapy has been successful in Japan, according to a speaker here. AWAK…
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Health Literacy and Power

HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice, Summer 2018, Volume 2 Issue 3
Ultimately, the goal of the field of health literacy and the purpose of HLRP: Health Literacy Research and Practice is…
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