Archive: September 13 – 24, 2011


  1. Nephrology On-Demand and the American Association of Kidney Patients team up for patients

    NOD and the AAKP have teamed up to bring kidney patients the latest patient-centric information from the 38th annual convention meeting. Key lectures from the Convention will be made available to all AAKP registered and non-registered members through Nephrology On-Demand. These resources will be available in late September-early October.

  2. NOD Blogs needs your input

    NOD Blogs are now open access and needs your input. We want to know what you think and how we can improve NOD Blogs for your learning. Use the link provided to complete a 1-minute survey. [click here for survey]

  3. NOD reaches key mobile access milestone

    NOD has broken through a key threshold for mobile access. Since June 2011, NOD Mobile has contributed to greater than 10% of all visits to NOD, with a 9% increase in mobile visits from June to July 2011!

    NOD Mobile users enjoy total access to all NOD resources through a friendly user interface that utilizes the least amount of physical memory and device power. Combined with a fully functional search feature, NOD Mobile allows you to access any resource quickly and efficiently. Spend less time searching and more time learning with NOD Mobile — available free and on any smartphone. [learn more about NOD Mobile here]


  1. New Perspective: Nephrologists in humanitarian relief work: My two cents

    Dr. Guillermo Hidalgo briefly discusses how nephrologists can play key roles in humanitarian relief work, with a short reflection of his efforts during the Haitian earthquake aftermath. [click here]

  2. Management of Diabetes and Hyperglycemia in CKD/ESRD patients

    A thorough review of the complicated management of inpatient diabetes and hyperglycemia. Special attention is made to the unique challenges in caring for patients with CKD and ESRD. A review of the insulin-sensitivity index is conducted as well. [click here]

  3. New question about hyponatremia

    A new question about hyponatremia calculations is now available. Users should feel free to comment and move the discussion further. [click here]

  4. American Association of Kidney Patients (AAKP) Annual Public Policy Forum

    The key session at this year’s 38th Annual AAKP Meeting, regarding Public Policy, has been blogged and is now available for your review. [click here]

  5. New Perspective: Help Wanted. Inquire Within

    A new Perspective about the patient education and the roles that providers and patients must play is now available for your review. [click here]


    No new updates for this issue.


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