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KDIGO is the global nonprofit organization developing and implementing evidence-based clinical practice guidelines in kidney disease.

KDIGO guidelines translate the best worldwide scientific evidence into practical recommendations for clinicians and patients.

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Improving the care and outcomes of kidney disease patients worldwide through the development and implementation of global clinical practice guidelines.

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upcoming conferences

Controversies Conference on Blood Pressure in CKD

Edinburgh, Scotland September, 2017

Clinical Practice Conference: Atibaia, Brazil

Atibaia, Brazil October, 2017

Implementation Session: Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut, Lebanon October, 2017

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News & Research

KDIGO Announces Publication of the Living Kidney Donor Guideline

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) announces the publication of the Clinical Practice Guideline on Living Kidney Donation this week in the journal Transplantation. The guideline is based on global science and focuses on the evaluation of potential living kidney donors and the care of donors after donation. Living kidney

News July 26, 2017

KDIGO Guideline Update on CKD-MBD is now released and available

On 21 June 2017 the long-awaited KDIGO guideline update on CKD-MBD was released. The KDIGO 2017 Clinical Practice Guideline Update for the diagnosis, evaluation, prevention, and treatment of CKD-MBD represents a selective update of the prior CKD-MBD Guideline published in 2009. Topic areas encompassing updated recommendations include: diagnosis of bone abnormalities in CKD–mineral and bone

Press June 28, 2017