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Older kidney disease patients starting dialysis die at higher rates than previously thought

Older kidney disease patients starting dialysis die at higher rates than previously thought

Changes to Medicare rules could support care innovation for dialysis

Changes to Medicare rules could support care innovation for dialysis

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

More care is needed for patients after kidney transplantations, reports research

Drug lowers kidney failure risk in diabetic patients, study finds

Drug lowers kidney failure risk in diabetic patients, study finds

Living transplant donors also need long-term monitoring to prevent adverse events

Living transplant donors also need long-term monitoring to prevent adverse events

Excessive vitamin D intake causes man to develop kidney failure

Excessive vitamin D intake causes man to develop kidney failure

New Innovate UK funded project aims to develop biodegradable stents

New Innovate UK funded project aims to develop biodegradable stents

Multistate E. coli outbreak says CDC

Multistate E. coli outbreak says CDC

Researchers developing new tests for early detection, monitoring of lupus nephritis

Researchers developing new tests for early detection, monitoring of lupus nephritis

New analysis shows one person is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every three minutes

New analysis shows one person is diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes every three minutes

Lab-grown blood vessels provide hope for dialysis patients

Lab-grown blood vessels provide hope for dialysis patients

Synthetic peptide appears to disrupt inflammation and protect kidneys from nephritis

Synthetic peptide appears to disrupt inflammation and protect kidneys from nephritis

Hemoglobin A1c blood test does not detect diabetes in most patients, shows study

Hemoglobin A1c blood test does not detect diabetes in most patients, shows study

Common medications to treat heartburn linked to increased risks for kidney failure

Common medications to treat heartburn linked to increased risks for kidney failure

Sweat shows promise for noninvasive health monitoring

Sweat shows promise for noninvasive health monitoring

Computational model of the human kidney could provide safer tests for new drugs

Computational model of the human kidney could provide safer tests for new drugs

$2.7 million grant supports UIC researchers to study role of arsenic in development of diabetes

$2.7 million grant supports UIC researchers to study role of arsenic in development of diabetes

Tiny implantable 'tea bag' senses glucose levels and automatically releases insulin

Tiny implantable 'tea bag' senses glucose levels and automatically releases insulin

CAR-T cell therapy could be on the horizon for patients with lupus

CAR-T cell therapy could be on the horizon for patients with lupus

Loss of Medicare coverage associated with kidney transplant outcomes

Loss of Medicare coverage associated with kidney transplant outcomes