Monthly Archives: June 2015

The Kidney-Heart Connection

Not many people know that healthy kidneys and healthy hearts are intrinsically linked.  In fact, a recent study conducted by Johns Hopkins University and funded by the National Kidney Foundation found that kidney function can be a better predictor of heart … Continue reading

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Patients Living Longer on Dialysis

By Kerry Willis, PhD, NKF Chief Scientific Officer Over 450,000 Americans with kidney failure depend on dialysis to stay alive, and since 1999 survival rates have continued to increase among this highly vulnerable population, as summarized in the United States … Continue reading

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