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Seamlessly carrying on the energy of change and transformation in the kidney sphere captured during plenary sessions at Kidney Week 2019, two sessions brought the potential for such transformation to life: Disruptors on the Move and Organs-on-Chips: Human Kidney Microphysiological Systems.

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

On Sunday, November 10, at Kidney Week, the final policy session of the week, “Hot off the Press,” drew an unprecedented packed crowd to hear the latest details on kidney care policy, with a strong focus on the Advancing American Kidney Health (AAKH) Executive Order.

Findings

Sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 (SGLT2) inhibitors lower the risk of dialysis and other clinically important kidney outcomes in patients with type 2 diabetes, concludes a systematic review and meta-analysis in The Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology.

April 2017 Issue

On Sunday, November 10, at Kidney Week, the final policy session of the week, “Hot off the Press,” drew an unprecedented packed crowd to hear the latest details on kidney care policy, with a strong focus on the Advancing American Kidney Health (AAKH) Executive Order. A wide range of policy efforts are underway to support the following objectives of the AAKH:

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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.