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Help The 'Kidney Beans' Team Save Their Dad From Diabetes-Induced End Stage Renal Disease by Jimmy M. Healthy Living Professional Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:02pm Joe Gaetani needs kidney transplant to see his kids grow up Today I received an e-mail from someone who understands the fragility of life and how much your life can change when you put positive energy into doing something good. He just so happens to be the winner of Season 4 of "The Biggest Loser"-- Bill Germanakos . ... Read on »
Preparing for end stage renal disease by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement have produced the first newsletter of the High Volume Care Kidney Project. It reports on progress with implementing the findings of the Preparing for End Stage Renal Disease Project, conducted by the Delivering Quality and Value team over the past year. The aim of that project was to answer the que ... Read on »
UNC to Better Prepare Patients & Surrogates for End-Stage Renal Disease by Thaddeus Pope Doctor of Philosophy Posted Fri 09 Oct 2009 10:01pm A University of North Carolina researcher has received a $3.2 million grant from the National Institute of Nursing Research, to study how to make it easier for fatally ill kidney patients and their families to determine their end-of-life treatment options.  (Triangle Business Journal) Researcher Mi-Kyung Song will recruit 200 patients with ... Read on »
bedtime reading: End stage renal disease in the US: an update from the US renal data system by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am JASN, October 2007 Vol 18, No 10 End-Stage Renal Disease in the United States: An Update from the United States Renal Data System Robert N Foley and Allan J Collins Shows modest in survival but startling increases in cost. Reflecting the growth in the size of the ESRD population associated costs grew by 57% between 1999 and 2004 and now ... Read on »
The Diabetic Foot in End Stage Renal Disease by Encompass Network Partners .. Posted Tue 11 May 2010 3:12pm Diabetic foot lesions remain a major cause of morbidity in patients with renal failure, especially those on dialysis. Foot complications are encountered at a more than twofold frequency in diabetic patients with end-stage renal disease, and the rate of amputations is 6.5–10 times higher in comparison to the general diabetic population. The ca ... Read on »
The Diabetic Foot in End Stage Renal Disease by savinglimbs Posted Tue 11 May 2010 12:00am Diabetic foot lesions remain a major cause of morbidity in patients with renal failure, especially those on dialysis. Foot complications are encountered at a more than twofold frequency in diabetic patients with end-stage renal disease, and the rate of amputations is 6.5–10 times higher in comparison to the general diabetic population. The causa ... Read on »
Where is the Quality Incentive Program for End-Stage Renal Disease Facilities heading in 2013 and 2014? by Jason S. Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Mar 2012 9:34am Medicare payments for End Stage Renal Disease rely on a value-based purchasing (VBP) system known as the Quality Incentive Program (QIP) . Today I review proposed changes to the QIP that will effect the payments for dialysis centers in 2013 and 2014. Two measures have been adopted for the payment year (PY) 2013 ESRD QIP Percentage o ... Read on »
bedtime reading: Hope and advance care planning in patients with end stage renal disease: qualitative interview study by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am BMJ 28 October BMJ.com Objective: to understand hope in the context of advance care planning from the perspective of patients with end stage renal disease. Read on »
Focus on: Preparing for end stage renal disease by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am Since the publication of the National Service Framework for Renal Services in 2004, considerable effort has gone into making improvements in renal services. Over the past few years we have seen exciting clinical advancements - such as desensitisation that opens the door for transplantation from previously incompatible donors - and significant ser ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Dent disease by nih.gov Posted Thu 20 Sep 2012 1:01pm On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed September 2012 What is Dent disease? Dent disease is a chronic kidney disorder that occurs almost ... Read on »