Live free webinar: The UK opt-out experience

Mauritius had an active live donor kidney transplantation programme that unfortunately stopped in 2017. Of course, there are not only plans to restart live donor but also deceased donor transplantation. There has been a debate whether the Mauritians should be given the choice of opting in to be an organ donor when they die or… Continue reading Live free webinar: The UK opt-out experience

Last Renal Webinars before Xmas 2020

ISN Webinar: New perspectives in the management of CKD in T2D: the emerging role of MRAs Wed, Dec 16, 2020 21:00 - 23:00 MUT (17:00-18:00 UTC) Register link. Despite the recent advances in the management CKD in T2D, there are residual risk that needs to be tackled by new therapies. In this webinar, we will… Continue reading Last Renal Webinars before Xmas 2020

Digital CME : Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology – 12th & 13th December 2020

There is not a single paediatric nephrologist in Mauritius and so it will be good that paediatricians and nephrologists follow this free conference on paediatric nephrology. 12th Dec 13.30-19.00 MUT 13th Dec 11.30- 15.30 MUT Note India Standard Time (MUT +1h30m UTC +5h30m) Note India Standard Time (MUT +1h30m UTC +5h30m) Indian Society of Paediatric… Continue reading Digital CME : Indian Society of Pediatric Nephrology – 12th & 13th December 2020

Free Online: Onco Nephrology Update

This should be of great interest to oncologists, oncological haematologists and nephrologists. This interesting virtual conclave on onconephrology organised by the nephrology department at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital at New Delhi on the 19-20th December. Register here . Or here. What is onconephrology? Onconephrology is a burgeoning new specialty in nephrology that deals with the study of kidney… Continue reading Free Online: Onco Nephrology Update

The Hidden Epidemic of 850 million people

There is a hidden epidemic fee people are aware of: Chronic Kidney Disease is a global public health problem. The International Society of Nephrology, the American Society of Nephrology and the European Renal Association-European Dialysis Transplantation Association have reissued a poster they released last year (see above). There is an excellent article on the topic… Continue reading The Hidden Epidemic of 850 million people

GlomCon Webinar: Lupus Nephritis Good News Stories

https://youtu.be/wderC0cGY68 Take home messages for the busy doctor at the bottom of the post. We really need that, and more so our patients Join us for some Lupus Nephritis Good News Stories by Prof Liz Lightstone @kidneydoc101 Sunday 29 November 2020 at 20.00 MUT 16.00 UTC Register Join via https://glomcon.zoom.us/ Meeting ID: 937 9592 6539… Continue reading GlomCon Webinar: Lupus Nephritis Good News Stories

Top 10 Takeaways from the KDIGO 2020 Clinical Practice Guideline for Diabetes Management in CKD

Released to coincide with World Diabetes Day earlier this month, the KDIGO have released a comprehensive set of guidelines that can be accessed on their website. For those too busy to read the full document, KDIGO has an illustrated summary reproduced below. What is the KDIGO? Global Science. Local Change. KDIGO is the global nonprofit organization developing… Continue reading Top 10 Takeaways from the KDIGO 2020 Clinical Practice Guideline for Diabetes Management in CKD

Renal Webinars to 2 December 2020

ISN-PSN-KDIGO webinar: The New KDIGO Diabetes Guidelines: Clinical and Practical Applications Join the first ISN-PSN-KDIGO webinar: "The New KDIGO Diabetes Guidelines: Clinical and Practical Applications" on Tuesday, November 24 at 17.00 MUT 13.00 UTC Link On September 30, 2020, “The Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) Clinical Practice Guideline for Diabetes Management in Chronic Kidney… Continue reading Renal Webinars to 2 December 2020

Global Innovation for Kidney Disease: Leveraging Disruptive Technology to Improve Access and Reduce Cost

Nov 20, 2020 19:00 AM The YouTube recording is now available at the end of the post. Register here. Organised used by the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Kidney disease is currently a global epidemic which is having a huge clinical, social, economic and ethical impact in developing countries such as India. This… Continue reading Global Innovation for Kidney Disease: Leveraging Disruptive Technology to Improve Access and Reduce Cost

Renal Webinars to 22 November 2020

ISN Webinar: Introducing the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit: Your guidebook for clinical research How can the ISN-ACT Clinical Trials Toolkit assist your clinical research? Join the webinar on Tuesday 17 November 17.00 MUT 13.00 UTC Register here. Clinical trials provide essential evidence to guide the care of patients with kidney disease. As the global burden… Continue reading Renal Webinars to 22 November 2020