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We are pleased to announce our collaboration with ConferenceInsider™ to bring you on-site coverage of ASN Kidney Week 2019 from our nation's capital. We'll bring you the heart of ASN Kidney Week 2019, from November 7 - 11, 2019. This is your direct connection to the most trusted and clinically relevant information about recent advances in the...

UKidney Renal Week 2019 Update Banner

We are pleased to announce our collaboration with ConferenceInsider™ to bring you on-site coverage of ASN Kidney Week 2019 from our nation's capital. We'll bring you the heart of ASN Kidney Week 2019, from November 7 - 11, 2019. This is your direct connection to the most trusted and clinically relevant information about recent advances in the field of nephrology.

We'll continue to post educational session summaries and interviews with key opinion leaders throughout the conference – delivering the latest developments in nephrology medicine and patient care right to your email inbox. We want to hear from you, too. So be sure to share your opinions through our insightful daily polls.

If you’re not signed up already, please subscribe to UKidney to receive daily emails throughout ASN Kidney Week 2019. Each email will directly link to posted session updates. We hope you enjoy this resource!

The UKidney & ConferenceInsider Teams

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NOV
08
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Adipose Tissue and Modulation of Hypertension

Session: Linking lifestyle, BP, and kidney diseases: What is the evidence?

Presenter: Hoon-Ki Sung, MD, PhD

Dr. Hoon Ki SungDr. Hoon Ki SungIntermittent fasting (IF) is currently a popular new “diet trend,” especially among well-known Hollywood stars, like Jennifer Anniston. But what does the research have to say about it, specifically, its effect on reducing obesity? And, what other health benefits might it offer?

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NOV
08
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The physiology behind the effect of exercise on hypertension and the kidney

Session: Linking Lifestyle, BP, and Kidney Diseases: What Is the Evidence

Presenter: Danielle L. Kirkman, PhD

Dr. Danielle KirkmanDr. Danielle KirkmanIn this standing room only session, Danielle L. Kirkman, PhD, from the Virginia Commonwealth University, led the discussion surrounding the links between lifestyle, blood pressure, and kidney diseases with her presentation entitled, “The Physiology Behind the Effect of Exercise on Hypertension and Kidney.”

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OCT
24
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ASN Kidney Week 2019 Locks Onto the Future

Advancement, progress, breakthrough, headway – these nouns pop up routinely on the ASN Kidney Week 2019 mobile app. Here’s one continuing story that comes with particularly grand plans – and so far everything is on a steady course toward success.

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NOV
11
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An open-label extension study to evaluate the efficacy and safety of Roxadustat for the long-term maintenance treatment of anemia in dialysis and non-dialysis patients with CKD

Category: Anemia and Iron Metabolism: Clinical  

Authors: Chao H. Sun MD, FASN; Elizabeth A. Barranco MD; Lona Poole, MD; Meraf Eyassu RN; Cameron S. Liu PhD; Donna L. Kline; Thomas B. Neff; Kin-Hung Peony Yu, MD

Roxadustat, an oral hypoxia-inducible factor prolyl hydroxylase inhibitor, stimulates erythropoiesis by increasing erythropoietin, and regulates iron metabolism.

An open-label, extension study originally included 14 subjects with non-dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (NDD-CKD) and 1 subject with dialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (DD-CKD). After enrollment, 2 of the subjects ended up being excluded from analyses – one with NDD-CKA withdrew consent two weeks post-enrollment and one with DD-CKD was excluded.

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NOV
11
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Hot off the Press: The Advancing Kidney Health Initiative and More

Session: Hot off the Press: The Advancing Kidney Health Initiative and More

Sub-session: KidneyX: Redesign Dialysis, Patient Innovators Challenge, and Beyond

Presenter: Nick Uehlecke

Nick Uehlecke 2Nick UehleckeDuring one of the final sessions at ASN Kidney Week 2019, doctors and patients tuned in on the latest-breaking developments in public policy, specifically, the focus on the Advancing American Kidney Health Initiative and congressional and regulatory policy changes that are underway.

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