As cases of COVID-19 continue to rise in the United States and around the world, scientists and clinicians are learning more every day about this confounding new virus and the myriad ways it attacks multiple organs throughout the body, including the kidneys. We have brought together a collection of articles to tell the emerging story … Continue reading Coronavirus: Its Impact on the Kidneys and Kidney Patients
Recently Dr. Richard Glassock participated in an interesting webinar for the International Society of Nephrology. View Dr. Glassock’s webinar to hear him discuss his FSGS axioms, the best approach to evaluate FSGS, and recent research on suPAR as a potential biomarker.
We are happy to update this post and report that CMS (The Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services) has pulled back on controversial Medicare drug benefit proposals. CMS was proposing severe limitations for transplant medications covered under Medicare Part D. This could have jeopardized the health and lives of transplant patients who depend on these drugs. … Continue reading Update: Proposed CMS Regulation on Transplant Medications Shelved
Calling all golfers and golf enthusiasts! Our friend and supporter, ABC7 Eyewitness news anchor Phillip Palmer, is hosting the Phillip Palmer Invitational Tournament on Monday, October 7, 2013. There’s still time to sign up to play at the only Nicklaus Design golf course in Los Angeles and as a golfer, you have a chance to … Continue reading Phillip Palmer Invitational to Raise Funds for Pediatric Transplant Research
Transplant Recipients International Organization (TRIO) Ventury County West Valley Chapter is hosting a free seminar open to all transplant recipients/candidates, dialysis patients waiting for a transplant, medical professionals and family members on Saturday, March 16, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m at the Calabasas Tennis and Swim Center located at 23400 Park Sorrento in … Continue reading Ventura County TRIO Chapter Hosts Talk on Improving Blood Pressure
If you have kidney disease or care about someone who does, visit organ donation/kidney research advocate Mary Wu’s blog, Confessions of a Kidney Transplant Recipient, and be inspired. In chapters from her unpublished biography, Mary chronicles her battle with kidney disease from childhood to the present day. In the midst of preparing for her trip … Continue reading Be Inspired by Confessions of a Kidney Transplant Recipient