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Patients with ESRD likely to undergo lower extremity amputation, better end-of-life care needed

February 20, 2019
In the Journals

Study links kidney disease to gait abnormalities, fall prevalence

February 20, 2019
Patients with decreased kidney function, at any stage, should be evaluated for gait abnormalities and would benefit from fall prevention programs, according to a study…
In the Journals

Lupus nephritis linked to severe gut microbiome imbalances

February 19, 2019
Patients with lupus demonstrate characteristic gut microbiome dysbiosis patterns, which appear to directly correspond to disease activity, according to data published in…
In the Journals

Osmolytes in urine may help track CKD progression

February 19, 2019
Research published in Nephrology Dialysis Transplantation showed that imbalances in renal osmolyte regulation can lead to increased renal cell damage and more…
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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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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 CE CNE CE

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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American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting

American Society of Nephrology Annual Meeting