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Common Urological Problems

The American Society Of Nephrology

Simple blood test identifies persons at highest risk for kidney disease complications

An infrequently used blood test can effectively identify individuals at increased risk of developing complications associated with chronic kidney disease (CKD), according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Journal of the American Society Nephrology (JASN). Use of this simple test might help physicians identify persons with CKD who are at… Simple blood test identifies persons at highest risk for kidney disease complications   



Many dialysis patients may not understand important health information

Many patients on dialysis may not understand medical information critical to their wellbeing, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN). The results suggest that clinicians must understand and address the limited health literacy of patients with kidney disease.

Patients with limited health… Many dialysis patients may not understand important health information   



Never Too Old to Donate a Kidney?

People over age 70 years of age can safely donate a kidney, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN). The results provide good news for patients who need a kidney but have limited options for donors; however, kidneys from these elderly donors… Never Too Old to Donate a Kidney?   



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