National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings

Healio brings you the highlights from National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from NFK Spring Clinical Meetings, perspectives and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.
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Icosapent ethyl decreases triglycerides in reduced kidney function, diabetes

April 25, 2018
Icosapent ethyl reduced triglycerides and other inflammatory and atherogenic markers in patients with reduced kidney function, persistent high…
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Study evaluates ergocalciferol vs cholecalciferol in patients

April 18, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — A study presented at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings showed ergocalciferol was as effective as…
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Study finds incidence and predictors of multiple vancomycin-associated AKI

April 18, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — A study presented at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings showed data suggesting patients who had been…
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Disease management program prior to ESRD transition reduces medical expenditures, admissions

April 17, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — Patients with chronic kidney disease who have not transitioned to end-stage renal disease had reduced medical expenditures and…
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Study finds potential benefits of probiotics for patients with ESRD

April 14, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — There are potential benefits of probiotics regarding inflammation, uremic toxins and gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with…
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Study: Continual drop in mortality rate among patients on dialysis levels off

April 13, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — A review of data up through 2016 now shows that the steady drop in the mortality rate among Medicare patients on dialysis that…
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Increased awareness of venipuncture best practices helps preserve veins for AV construction

April 13, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — An educational program designed for inpatient nursing staff about best practices for venipuncture in patients with decreased…
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Plant-based diets could reverse diabetic kidney lesions

April 13, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — A poster presented at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings reportedly is the first to hypothesize that it…
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No significant difference in long-term technique failure found for urgent- vs conventional-start peritoneal dialysis

April 13, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — A study presented at the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings showed no significant difference between…
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Kidney professionals, transplant recipient among those awarded at NKF Spring Clinical Meetings

April 13, 2018
At the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings, the foundation continued to honor leaders in the profession and distinguished kidney…

Meeting Calendar

National Kidney Foudnation Spring Clinical Meeting

May 7, 2019 - May 11, 2019