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The Kidney Health Initiative (KHI) continues to make advances toward addressing the needs of the kidney community and fulfilling its mission through member-driven, multidisciplinary projects.

Worldwide, diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is the leading cause of end stage kidney disease (ESKD), and its global incidence and prevalence are both increasing.

“It is much more important to know what sort of a patient has a disease than what sort of disease the patient has.”

— Sir William Osler

Responding to concerns raised by ASN, the American College of Physicians, and other medical specialty societies, the American Board of Internal Medicine (ABIM) on February 3, 2015, announced it is suspending the Practice Assessment, Patient Voice, and Patient Safety requirements of its Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program for at least 2 years in order to engage the medical community’s...