KIDNEY PATIENTS AND THE GW SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES HOST INAUGURAL GLOBAL SUMMIT FOCUSED ON INNOVATIONS IN KIDNEY CARE

KIDNEY PATIENTS AND THE GW SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES HOST INAUGURAL GLOBAL SUMMIT FOCUSED ON INNOVATIONS IN KIDNEY CARE April 8, 2019 David Scott American Association of Kidney Patients and GW School of Medicine & Health Sciences Welcome Global Leaders to present on innovations in patient-centered kidney care FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:April 8, 2019 … Continue reading “KIDNEY PATIENTS AND THE GW SCHOOL OF MEDICINE AND HEALTH SCIENCES HOST INAUGURAL GLOBAL SUMMIT FOCUSED ON INNOVATIONS IN KIDNEY CARE”

CKD/Pre-Dialysis

CKD/Pre-Dialysis November 7, 2018 Admin Chronic Kidney DiseaseUnderstanding Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is an important first step to helping manage your health. This section on our website is dedicated to helping you learn about the early stages of kidney disease.Causes of Kidney DiseaseIn the United States, the two leading causes of kidney disease are diabetes … Continue reading “CKD/Pre-Dialysis”

Get Connected: The Benefits of Chronic Care Management Services

Get Connected: The Benefits of Chronic Care Management Services April 20, 2018 Admin Beth Chalick-Kaplan, PhD is an Outreach Specialist for Region 3 at CMS Managing your health while living with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) can be overwhelming. Taking multiple medications, following a special diet, and keeping appointments with different specialists while caring for your … Continue reading “Get Connected: The Benefits of Chronic Care Management Services”

Increasing Self Care Dialysis Adoption

Increasing Self Care Dialysis Adoption August 28, 2016 David Scott Today, self-care (home) dialysis therapies, including peritoneal dialysis and home hemodialysis, are receiving significant attention within the chronic kidney disease (CKD) field and adoption of these therapies as treatments for patients with end stage renal disease (ESRD) is increasing. However, even as we see more … Continue reading “Increasing Self Care Dialysis Adoption”

Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis & Heart Disease: When is More Better?

Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis & Heart Disease: When is More Better? August 28, 2016 David Scott When is more … better?  More … dangerous heart rhythms? No way! More … episodes of not being able to breathe the night before dialysis? Not likely! More … muscle cramps, weakness, nausea and vomiting near the end of dialysis? … Continue reading “Nocturnal Home Hemodialysis & Heart Disease: When is More Better?”

Outcomes in Nocturnal Daily Home Dialysis

Outcomes in Nocturnal Daily Home Dialysis August 28, 2016 David Scott Introduction In the past few years home hemodialysis has become more popular. In 2005 there were 2,105 patients on home hemodialysis. In 2007, one dialysis company alone (DaVita) reported 1000 patients in their home hemodialysis program (DaVita personal communication). The majority of home patients … Continue reading “Outcomes in Nocturnal Daily Home Dialysis”