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Fewer women than men receive hemodialysis treatment
Fewer women than men are treated with dialysis for end-stage kidney disease, according to a new comprehensive analysis from the Dialysis Outcomes and Practice Patterns Study (DOPPS) published in PLOS Medicine. Click here to learn more

Presentations at ASN Kidney Week 2014
Arbor Research is proud to present at the American Society of Nephrology's Kidney Week in Philadelphia, November 11-16, 2014. Click here for details.  

Funding Renewed for Nationwide Program to Reduce Financial Disincentives for Living Organ Donors
Arbor Research will partner with the University of Michigan and the American Society of Transplant Surgeons to operate a program to increase access to transplantation for low income patients on the waiting list. Click here to learn more

Recent Kidney Policy Changes Have Not Created Racial Disparities in Care
After the implementation of a new payment system for kidney failure care and changes to dosing guidelines for anemia drugs, there were no meaningful differences by race regarding changes in management practices or laboratory measures among dialysis patients. Click here to learn more

Exercise Linked with Improved Physical and Mental Health among Dialysis Patients
Aerobic physical activity is strongly linked with better health-related quality of life, fewer depression symptoms, and prolonged life in kidney failure patients on dialysis. New findings from the DOPPS suggest that dialysis facilities have an opportunity to improve patients’ health by providing exercise programs. Click here to learn more

Liver Regeneration After Living Donor Transplant

In a paper recently published in Liver Transplantation, A2ALL researchers led by Dr. Kim Olthoff examined patterns of liver growth in living donors and recipients. Click here to learn more.