NephU Infographic – Kidney Disease Across The Lifespan
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by NephU.org
2w ago
Kidney disease affects people of all ages across the lifespan, impacting both patients and families. This infographic will dive into the statistics of kidney disease across the lifespan spectrum. Download Resource Disclaimer: The information provided through NephU is intended for the educational benefit of health care professionals and others who support care for those with kidney disease and other related conditions. It is not intended as, nor is it a substitute for, medical care, advice, or professional diagnosis. Health care professionals should use their independent judgement when rev ..read more
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Hot Topics In Nephrology: Preview Of The National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting & The American Transplant Congress
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by NephU.org
1M ago
Welcome to NephU’s Hot Topics in Nephrology Series featuring various experts in the field of nephrology. In this podcast series, thought leaders will share their expertise and perspectives on the latest developments and trends in the nephrology space. Did You Know? The National Kidney Foundation Spring Clinical Meeting takes place at the Long Beach Convention & Entertainment Center in Long Beach, CA May 14-18, 2024.1 SCM24 presents a unique opportunity for nephrology professionals to learn new developments related to all aspects of kidney care. It’s the only conference of its kind that f ..read more
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On-Demand Webinar: The Four-Hit Hypothesis & The Role Of APRIL In IgA Nephropathy
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by NephU.org
1M ago
Background: IgA nephropathy (IgAN) is the most common form of primary glomerulonephritis. It is characterized by the deposition of galactose-deficient IgA1 (Gd-IgA1) in the glomerular mesangium. The current understanding is that IgA nephropathy occurs due to a multi-hit mechanism, also known as the four-hit hypothesis. In addition, multiple observations support the role of APRIL in the pathogenesis of IgAN. Increased APRIL levels have been demonstrated in patients with IgAN and correlate with disease severity (proteinuria and eGFR) and increased expression of Gd-IgA1.1 Did You Know? Therapeut ..read more
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IgA Nephropathy: From Pathogenesis to Current Management
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by Rob Hickernell
1M ago
This presentation is an overview of IgA Nephropathy (IgAN), the most common primary glomerular nephropathy worldwide.  During this presentation you will learn the clinical presentation, diagnosis, prognosis, and unmet treatment needs of IgAN.  You will then take a deep dive into the current understanding of IgAN pathogenesis including the four hit cascade and the key role B-cells and APRIL (A PRoliferation-Inducing Ligand) play in driving disease progression. Request Presentation The post IgA Nephropathy: From Pathogenesis to Current Management appeared first on NephU ..read more
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Hot Topics In Nephrology: Take A Look At The Newly Introduced Legislation “Improving Access To Home Dialysis Act,” Or HR 8075
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by NephU.org
1M ago
Welcome to NephU’s Hot Topics in Nephrology Series featuring various experts in the field of nephrology. In this podcast series, thought leaders will share their expertise and perspectives on the latest developments and trends in the nephrology space. Did You Know? In 2019 the Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative was signed into legislation with the overall goals to reduce the risk of kidney failure, improve access to and quality of patient-centered treatment options, and increase patient access to kidney transplants1. The overall utilization of home dialysis increased from 13.7% in 2 ..read more
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On-Demand Webinar: Potential Impacts Of Climate Change On Kidney Disease, Mental Health, & Underserved Populations
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by NephU.org
2M ago
Climate change is a long-term shift in temperature and weather patterns and though a natural occurrence, for the last 200 years, human activity has been the primary driver of global warming.1 The extreme weather, heat exposure and air pollution can increase morbidity and mortality for patients with chronic medical conditions, including kidney disease.2 Climate change has also been linked to worsening mental health resulting from environmental disasters that lead to forced migration. Underserved patients are especially affected, including communities of color, low-income communities ..read more
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Hot Topics In Nephrology: Organ Procurement Reform
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by NephU.org
2M ago
Welcome to NephU’s Hot Topics in Nephrology Series featuring various experts in the field of nephrology. In this podcast series, thought leaders will share their expertise and perspectives on the latest developments and trends in the nephrology space. Background: NephU hosts veteran nephrology writer and editor Mark Neumann to discuss the status of recent efforts to improve organ procurement in the United States. Did You Know?               Data from the Organ Procurement and Transplantation Network showed another increase ..read more
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Hot Topics In Nephrology: March Report From The Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, MedPAC
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by NephU.org
2M ago
Welcome to NephU’s Hot Topics in Nephrology Series featuring various experts in the field of nephrology. In this podcast series, thought leaders will share their expertise and perspectives on the latest developments and trends in the nephrology space. Background: NephU hosts veteran nephrology writer and editor Mark Neumann to discuss two important issues for the NephU community coming from the March Medicare Payment Advisory Commission, or MedPAC, report: recommendations for payment to nephrologists and to the bundled payment rate for dialysis providers. Did You Know?     ..read more
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NephU Infographic – Nutrition & Diets In Patients Receiving Dialysis
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by NephU.org
2M ago
This infographic provides a breakdown of some nutritional information to consider for patients receiving dialysis. Download Resource Disclaimer: The information provided through NephU is intended for the educational benefit of health care professionals and others who support care for those with kidney disease and other related conditions. It is not intended as, nor is it a substitute for, medical care, advice, or professional diagnosis. Health care professionals should use their independent judgement when reviewing NephU’s educational resources. Users seeking medical advice should consul ..read more
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On-Demand Webinar: Patient-Reported Outcome Measures, Polycystic Kidney Disease Burden, & Outcomes In Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)
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by NephU.org
2M ago
Background ADPKD can negatively affect many aspects of patients’ lives including physical symptoms and limitations, psychological burden, medical costs, and work limitations. Although assessment tools have been developed to better understand the patient disease burden, many providers still underestimate this burden often leading to inadequate management and support for these ADPKD patients.1 Did You Know? Patients with both early and late stage ADPKD experience a significant disease burden, and this is often underestimated, especially in younger patients. Why Watch This On-Demand Webina ..read more
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