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The ASN’s Diabetic Kidney Disease Collaborative (DKD-C) has organized a series of three virtual roundtable discussions on the management of diabetic kidney disease to occur this summer and fall. Registration is free and open to all ASN members and partner organizations.

Practice Pointers

Kidney News Editorial Board member Edgar Lerma, MD, FASN, interviewed George Bakris, MD, FASN, about clinicians’ experience with the 2017 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association (ACC/AHA) Hypertension Guidelines (1).

Policy Update

A recent report from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) shows the impact the COVID-19 public health emergency has had on the expansion and increased utilization of telehealth.

Findings

When more than one potential living kidney donor comes forward, it is more cost-effective to evaluate them all at once, rather than one at a time, reports a study in Kidney International.

April 2017 Issue

The COVID-19 pandemic has upended all areas of society, including medical residency education. Residency programs were forced to change almost overnight this spring, presenting new challenges as teaching went online and some aspects, like electives and clinics, were halted at many institutions.

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Established in 2009, ASN Kidney News has kept the kidney community informed of the latest clinical, scientific, and policy issues affecting kidney health professionals and patients with kidney disease.

Video Library

ASN Executive Director Tod Ibrahim discusses a variety of nephrology related topics.

ASN Executive Director Tod Ibrahim discusses a variety of nephrology related topics.

ASN Executive Director Tod Ibrahim discusses a variety of nephrology related topics. The American Society of Nephrology (ASN) leads the fight against kidney disease by educating health professionals, sharing new knowledge, advancing research, and advocating the highest quality care for patients.