Congressional visits focus on kidney research and treatments

Published by Nephrology News & Issues May 5, 2015 The American Association of Kidney Patients joined the American Society of Nephrologyin Capitol Hill for the 3rd Annual Kidney Health Advocacy Day.  The physicians and medical researchers of ASN were joined by AAKP patient volunteers from across the country and met with multiple elected leaders and more…

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Are Survival Rates for Dialysis Patients Considerably Improving?

UPDATE: A new report suggests that although there are an increasing amount of individuals with Chronic Kidney Disease the rates of Kidney Failure is declining as well as deaths related events in Kidney Failure patients. Reported by, new research from the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) suggests that the over 637,000 Kidney Failure patients that are undergoing…

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