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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

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News & Research

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

KDIGO Announces Publication of the CKD-MBD Guideline Update

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) is pleased to announce the publication of an important update to its clinical practice guideline on Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD). This is the first update to the 2009 KDIGO guideline on the topic, and will appear in the July issue of

News June 21, 2017

KDIGO Holds Trustees Election

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) has elected five new members of its Executive Committee, referred to in Belgium as The Trustees. The election took place at its most recent Trustees Meeting in Shanghai, China on October 15, 2016. Elected upon the recommendation of the KDIGO Nominating Committee were: Kunitoshi Iseki of

News November 7, 2016