Kidney Research

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Kidney Research

AJKD Blog Official Blog of the American Journal of Kidney Diseases

  • Highlights from the February 2023 Issue
    by AJKDblog on February 1, 2023 at 11:00 AM

    Editor’s Note: We asked authors of Original Investigations to provide short plain-language summaries that would briefly summarize what inspired their study, the basic approach taken, what was learned, and why it matters. We hope our readers will find this valuable in helping them keep up with the […]

  • Call for Applications: AJKD Editorial Internship Program 2023-24
    by AJKDblog on January 30, 2023 at 11:00 AM

    AJKD invites applications for its Editorial Internship Program, which will provide editorial experience to early career researchers interested in education, teaching, or medical editing/writing. AJKD Editorial Interns will have the opportunity to follow manuscripts from submission to publication, […]

  • The Case for Direct Measurement of Urinary Ammonium: An Interview
    by AJKDblog on January 25, 2023 at 11:00 AM

    In a recent Perspective published in AJKD, Jaime Uribarri and colleagues review the literature on urinary ammonium excretion (UNH4) in an attempt to establish reference values to interpret UNH4 results if and when UNH4 measurements become available as a routine clinical test. They also provide […]

  • Save the Date for #NephMadness 2023
    by AJKDblog on January 24, 2023 at 11:00 PM

    It’s almost March, and you all know what that means…it’s almost time for NephMadness 2023! This year the tournament will officially begin on Wednesday, March 1, 2023. If you want to organize a #NephMadnessParty for your group, set it up between March 1-31 and put it on your group calendar […]

  • Bad Air Day: The Association of Pollution & Kidney Disease
    by AJKDblog on January 18, 2023 at 11:00 AM

    Natasha Dave Natasha N. Dave (@NatashaNDave) is a nephrologist and medical director for Strive Health. Her interests include tele-nephrology, social media and value based care. “We have modified our environment so radically that we must now modify ourselves to exist in this new environment.” […]

  • Diuretics in States of Volume Overload: An Interview
    by AJKDblog on January 11, 2023 at 11:00 AM

    In a recent Core Curriculum published in AJKD, James Novak and David Ellison discuss the pharmacology and therapeutic use of diuretics in states of volume overload and strategies to overcome diuretic resistance. AJKDBlog’s Interviews Editor, Timothy Yau @Maximal_Change sat down with Dr. Novak […]

  • Top Ten AJKDBlog Posts of 2022
    by AJKDblog on January 5, 2023 at 11:00 AM

    Happy New Year from AJKD! We are excited to share the top ten AJKDBlog posts of 2022 below. Enjoy the list, and congratulations to all the contributors! 1. SGLT2 Inhibitors and Adverse Events: A Closer Look by Baani Singh and Edgar V. Lerma 2. Hypertonic Saline for Hyponatremia: An Interview by […]

  • Highlights from the January 2023 Issue
    by AJKDblog on January 2, 2023 at 11:00 AM

    Editor’s Note: We asked authors of Original Investigations to provide short plain-language summaries that would briefly summarize what inspired their study, the basic approach taken, what was learned, and why it matters. We hope our readers will find this valuable in helping them keep up with the […]

  • Renal Denervation: Are We There Yet?
    by AJKDblog on December 21, 2022 at 11:00 AM

    Edgar Lerma @edgarvlermamd Dr. Edgar Lerma is a clinical nephrologist practicing in the south suburbs of Chicago. He holds the rank of Clinical Professor of Medicine at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) and serves as Educational Coordinator for the section of Nephrology with the Internal […]

  • The Kidney Emoji: An Interview with Drs. Vlasschaert, Teakell, and Seethapathy
    by AJKDblog on December 14, 2022 at 2:30 PM

    In a recent Editorial published in AJKD, Harish Seethapathy and colleagues make the case that a kidney emoji would promote better health by improving communication between healthcare providers, patients, and their families. AJKDBlog’s Interviews Editor, Timothy Yau @Maximal_Change sat down with […]