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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VIDEO: Veltassa demonstrates lower potassium levels in patients with hyperkalemia

April 12, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — At the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings, Matthew R. Weir, MD, spoke about results of a study that measured…
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VIDEO: Similar depression levels seen among home, in-center dialysis patients

April 12, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — At the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings, Kathryn Aebel-Groesch, MSW, LCSW, spoke about results of a study…
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Multidisciplinary medication therapy management linked with lower readmission rate for patients on dialysis

April 12, 2018
Health care centers were able to cut the hospital readmission rate for patients on dialysis by almost half in the month following discharge through…
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Kidney professionals, biopharmaceutical company among those honored at NKF Spring Clinical Meetings

April 12, 2018
The National Kidney Foundation continues to honor some of the nation’s leading kidney disease researchers, clinicians, patient advocates…
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Fluid resuscitation is critical in initial treatment of septic shock

April 12, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — Fluid resuscitation is critical in the initial treatment of septic shock, according to a presenter here at the National Kidney…
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Speaker: Chronic kidney disease is ‘perfect’ disease for high-value care

April 12, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — In a move to high-value health care, nephrology providers will have to shift their focus from measurements based on process…
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VIDEO: Consider changing pharmacokinetics in the drug dosing of patients with acute kidney injury

April 11, 2018
AUSTIN, Texas — At the National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings, Mary Vilay, PharmD, spoke about drug dosing across the spectrum of…
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Top kidney professionals honored at National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meetings

April 11, 2018
For the past 27 years, the National Kidney Foundation has honored some of the nation’s leading kidney disease researchers, clinicians, patient…
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Penn Medicine nephrologist awarded by NKF for clinical excellence

April 11, 2018
Jeffrey S. Berns, MD, associate chief of the division of renal electrolyte and hypertension in the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of…
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NKF, Geisinger and Healthy.io announce trial for smartphone-enabled home urinalysis device

April 10, 2018
At the National Kidney Foundation’s Annual Spring Clinical Meetings, the NKF, Geisinger and Healthy.io announced the launch of a novel clinical…