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Choice of transplant drugs remains intact after Medicare Part D formulary update

May 17, 2019
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Low socioeconomic status and associated stress contribute to weight gain in kidney transplant recipients

May 15, 2019
BOSTON — Kidney transplant recipients from underserved communities have limited access to healthy foods and high levels of stress and anxiety, which contribute to…

HHS estimates $73 million in savings if Congress extends immunosuppressive drug coverage

May 13, 2019
A new HHS report estimates that Medicare would save $73 million during the course of 10 years if Congress extends coverage of immunosuppressive drugs beyond the current…
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Vitamin D supplementation will not extend hypercalcemia in patients with kidney transplants

May 6, 2019
A small study conducted by researchers in Ireland shows use of Vitamin D supplementation among patients with a kidney transplant does not worsen cases of hypercalcemia. …
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Preventing Medical Errors for Clinical Health Professionals

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Discussing end of life issues and palliative care options with patients who have life-limiting illnesses is…
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Presentation of Renal Disease in Children

Pediatric Annals, March 2013, Volume 42 Issue 3
CME Educational Objectives 1. Review the modes of presentation of renal disease in children. 2. Understand the role of…
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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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