Tag: CKD

NHS Scotland treatment of CKD with finerenone accepted by SMC

Bayer has announced that Kerendia (finerenone, 10mg and 20mg), an oral, first-in-class non-steroidal, selective mineralocorticoid receptor (MR) antagonist, has been accepted for use within...

ASN Kidney Week: First-time data on transplant surgeries, cooler dialysate and...

Late-breaking data from multiple high-impact clinical trials were presented at the recent 2022 American Society of Nephrology (ASN) Kidney Week (3–6 November, Orlando, USA)—with...

National Kidney Foundation launches new kidney disease public education series

The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has launched a new animated video series aimed at educating people on their chronic kidney disease (CKD) risk. ‘Kidney Numbers and the CKD...

SGLT2 inhibitors demonstrate efficacy and safety in diabetic kidney transplant recipients

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors can be used safely to help preserve graft function in diabetic kidney transplant recipients, as per the findings from a...

New research sheds light on impact of recent eGFR updates

New research indicates that removing a race modifier from a formula used to diagnose kidney disease—estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR)—could lead to more equitable...

Late-breaking clinical trials reinforce importance of early detection and treatment in...

Three late-breaking clinical trials presented at the 59th European Renal Association (ERA) congress (19–22 May, Paris, France) have placed increased focus on the need...
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The Alio SmartPatch™: Optimising dialysis patient monitoring with a wearable, non-invasive...

This advertorial is sponsored by Alio Medical Owing to the various risk factors and potential complications faced by kidney disease patients undergoing dialysis treatment, new...

Fresenius launches My Reason campaign to enrol patients in kidney-focused genomics...

Fresenius Medical Care announced today that its Global Medical Office has launched the My Reason campaign to promote patient enrolment in the company's kidney-focused genomics registry, which was...

Charmaine Lok

Equally at home on the ward seeing patients, at study sites conducting research, and travelling the world for voluntary medical missions, Charmaine Lok has...

Fresenius announces NCQA accreditation for KidneyCare:365 programme

Fresenius Medical Care North America (FMCNA) has announced that its KidneyCare:365 chronic kidney disease (CKD) health programme has been awarded Population Health Program (PHP) accreditation...

Video-based telemedicine used to facilitate care across all kidney disease stages

Video-based telemedicine is used to facilitate care across all stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) and has evolved in recent years to be less...

University of Maryland Medicine to eliminate race from kidney function estimates

University of Maryland Medicine—which is comprised of the University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) and the University of Maryland School of Medicine (UMSOM)—has announced...
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Baxter launches My Kidney Journey portal to support kidney disease patients...

Baxter Asia Pacific (Baxter) has announced the launch of My Kidney Journey—a comprehensive online portal intended to support patients living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) in the Asia...

ASN Kidney Week: High-impact clinical trials yield results with capacity to...

The results of several high-impact clinical trials with the potential to impact kidney-related medical care in the future were presented at this year’s American...

Medtronic unveils data on hypertension treatment preferences, launches SPYRAL AFFIRM study

Medtronic today announced findings from a new study of patient preferences for the treatment of hypertension. The findings are set to be presented during...

CMS takes “decisive steps” to reduce healthcare disparities among kidney disease...

The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) is taking action to close health equity gaps by providing Medicare patients living with end-stage renal...

Strive Health unveils dedicated platform to help nephrologists deliver holistic, patient-centred...

Strive Health has announced Strive Care Partners (SCP)—a dedicated platform that enables nephrologists to share and succeed in global risk contracts with payors, according...
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Diaverum launches 2021 travel guide for dialysis patients

Diaverum, a global renal care service provider, has launched its first ever holiday dialysis travel guide in an effort to “empower renal patients worldwide...
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Monogram Health raises US$160 million in funding to accelerate “next-generation” kidney...

Monogram Health, a benefit management and care delivery company attempting to transform care for individuals with chronic kidney disease (CKD) and end-stage renal disease...
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ERA-EDTA announces name change following late-breaking clinical data at 2021 congress

Fresh evidence on the usefulness of sonography to ease the burden of lung congestion in haemodialysis patients and “promising data” on a long-awaited targeted...