Software use Cockcroft-Gault (for GFR) and the DuBois formula (for BSA) to show value in mL/min/1.73m2. It be recommend by NKF's KDOQI clinical practice guidelines to estimate GFR.
Get easy access to the screening guidelines, algorithms for follow-up of abnormal cytology, patient resources, and information on the Ontario Cervical Screening Program . Flag any document you like as a 'favourite' to refer to it often, and download, print or share documents via e-mail.
The Transplant Trial Watch app provides a monthly overview of 10 recently published randomised controlled trials (RCTs) in solid organ transplantation. For each RCT record includes a summary of the trial, an assessment of the reporting of some methodological quality features, the main conclusions of the report written by the CET, and funding and trial registration information. There is also a direct link to the publisher’s website to access the journal’s abstract. If you hold a subscription you can also access the full text paper. RCTs are selected by the CET on the basis of quality or interest. Electronic publications ahead of print are listed as [record in progress].
Other Features of the Transplant Trial Watch include:
You can browse previous issues of the Transplant Trial Watch by organ or month.
You can add articles that are of special interest to you to your own favourites.
Easily share the Transplant Trial Watch with colleagues via email.
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Also includes information on:
-Glomerular filtration rate (GFR)
-Chronic kidney disease (CKD)
-Risks for CKD and kidney failure
-How to test, evaluate, and slow progression
The National Kidney Foundation is a major voluntary nonprofit health organization dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract disease, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation. NKF’s Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI)® has developed and disseminated 12 clinical practice guidelines for the care of people at all stages of CKD.
Supported by Boehringer Ingelheim and Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma
Designed using a ‘Question & Answer’ format to help you self-manage your kidney transplant, along with ongoing care and support from your transplant and other health care team members. With a few quick taps you will be able to:
• understand the importance of taking anti-rejection (immunosuppression) medications.
• minimize complications associated with kidney transplant including heart disease, diabetes, hypertension, bone disease, certain cancers, and infection.
• communicate with your health care providers for better coordination of care.
• follow a healthy lifestyle with exercise and proper diet.
• find information on community and other resources that can help with medication costs.
• access additional materials on kidney transplant.
Easy, quick and organized by:
• Rejection and Transplant Medicine
• New-Onset Diabetes After Transplant
• Heart disease
• High blood pressure
• High cholesterol and blood lipids
• Stop smoking
• Healthy weight
• Bone disease
• Mental Health
• Healthy lifestyle
• Patient Assistance Programs
• More information
• All-cause mortality
• Cardiovascular mortality
• Kidney failure
• Acute kidney injury (AKI)
• Progressive CKD
Suggests monitoring frequency and referral decision, depending on categories of eGFR and ACR.
Provides rapid, convenient learning at your fingertips.
What is the National Kidney Foundation?
The National Kidney Foundation (NKF), a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract disease, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by these diseases and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.
National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd Street
New York, NY 10016
This program is made possible from a grant from AbbVie, Inc.
Staying up to date on the latest kidney health news, local health events, and educational programs from the NKF can help you manage your health and be certain that your family members get the best treatment and information they need too.
With the NKF mobile app you create your own personalized health profile that helps you:
-Find great food that meets your unique, personal dietary needs
- Explore a host of recipes that are hypertension, diabetes, kidney and even osteoporosis friendly!
- Trying to lose a few pounds or keep them off? Our app will help you with that too!
- See how nearby restaurant dishes match your unique dietary guidelines and goals
- Shop for packaged foods that are right for you
- Build your library of personal food favorites
A special feature lets you connect to your Registered Dietitian and get the personalized support and recommendations you need to stay on course with your nutrition challenges.
Your NKF App is loaded with educational tips, breaking health news, local health-related programs and allows you to keep up to date on community health screenings and events.
Your account will let you enjoy the full benefits of NKF's online Kidney Kitchen as well, where you can search for, create and share recipes that meet the needs of your whole family. You'll be able to find them back in this app, add items to your shopping list at the grocery store, and save them to your Favorites list. That means you can easily discover healthy eating options on the go, in the grocery store, and in your home.