Changing the paradigm of dialysis in nursing homes
Aug 31, 2021
Dialysis can no longer be business as usual. While many may feel that we live in a post-pandemic society, we have data to suggest otherwise, as there have been spikes across the nation, mostly from a...
After decade of progress, diabetes control loses steam as first-line therapies go underused
Jun 11, 2021
Reinvigorating the use of first-line therapies such as statins, metformin, ACE inhibitors or ARB is key to getting care and outcomes back on track, investigators say.
Medicare C-SNP enrollment improves kidney disease outcomes: study
Nov 03, 2020
Adults with end-stage renal disease appear to have lower rates of hospitalization and mortality when they enroll in Medicare’s Chronic Condition Special Needs Plans, a new investigation has found.
Common drug used to slow kidney disease found to be ineffective
Jun 26, 2020
The drug allopurinol does not slow the rate of worsening kidney disease, despite being used in up to 20% of kidney patients, a clinical trial has found.
Diabetes drugs may help prevent kidney failure, need for dialysis
Sep 06, 2019
SGLT2 inhibitors have shown promise in reducing the risk of kidney failure, dialysis and transplantation in people with type 2 diabetes.
Extreme heat events tied to same-day hospitalization, death in kidney dialysis patients
Aug 09, 2019
Extreme heat is tied to a high risk of same-day hospital admission and death in people with end-stage renal disease, a new study has found.
For kidney patients, dialysis can harm functional ability
Jun 28, 2019
Kidney patients show functional decline within six months of initiating dialysis – and the older and more frail the patient, the more abilities are lost, a new study says.
GoldenLiving Center chooses Reliant Home Choice
Apr 21, 2015
GoldenLiving Center – Dunwoody has chosen Reliant Home Choice for on-site dialysis.
RRC Lapeer Home Choice LLC partners with NexCare
Jan 27, 2015
RRC Lapeer Home Choice LLC and NexCare Health System will offer on-site dialysis services to residents in NexCare Centers.
C. diff especially deadly for those with kidney disease, researchers find
Apr 08, 2013
People with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) have a significantly elevated risk of dying from Clostridium difficile infection, according to a recent study.