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#NephMadness 2017: NephMadness in Training

NephMadness is a great way to start a discussion about a host of nephrology concepts. We are encouraging residency and fellowship programs to make this a project for the whole program: every resident or fellow can submit their own bracket and then, as a group, submit a collective, program-wide bracket. 621 more words


#NephMadness 2017: Nutrition Region

Submit your picks! | NephMadness 2017 | #NephMadness or #NutritionRegion

Selection Committee Member for the Nutrition Region:

Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh

Dr. Kalantar-Zadeh, MPH, PhD, is Professor and Chief of Nephrology & Hypertension at UC Irvine.

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Test Your Knowledge: The Role of the Kidney in Disorders of Volume

A recent AJKD Core Curriculum by Danziger and Hoenig reviewed the role of the kidney in volume regulation. Test your knowledge on this important topic. 892 more words


Trying to Reduce the Uncertainty Surrounding Phosphorus Binders 

I would wager that pound-for-pound, there is no drug with less solid outcome-based data than phosphorus binders. We are aware that phosphorus binders do an acceptable job of lowering the serum phosphorus in the face of kidney failure. 913 more words