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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 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

KDIGO Launches New & Improved Guideline App

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) is proud to announce the launch of its redesigned iOS and Android app. The new and improved application, named KDIGO Mobile, offers a modern user interface and intuitive user experience, and provides unfettered access to the KDIGO library of clinical practice guidelines for nephrology. The redesigned

News August 3, 2016

KDIGO Announces Appointment of Programs Director

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) today announced that it has expanded its professional resources by adding a new consultant to its staff. As of 1 July, Melissa McMahan will serve as KDIGO Programs Director. KDIGO CEO, John Davis, said, “We are very pleased that Melissa will be joining us. She fills

News June 30, 2016

New KDIGO Volunteer Leaders Named

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO)  welcomes new volunteer leaders for 2016. The New Year brings KDIGO four new Executive Committee members and a new Co-Chair. KDIGO, a Belgian foundation in the public interest, is governed by an elected  volunteer Executive Committee and led by two Co-Chairs. It is also comprised of  1,000

News January 14, 2016

KDIGO to Assess the Impact of the SPRINT Trial on its 2012 Blood Pressure Guideline

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) is committed to keeping its guidelines up-to-date. Following the publication of the results of the Systolic Blood Pressure Intervention Trial (SPRINT) in the New England Journal of Medicine on November 9th, KDIGO is planning to reexamine the recommendations contained in the KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline for

News December 10, 2015

KDIGO Announces the Release of the Living Kidney Donor Guideline for Public Review

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) announced today that its latest evidence-based clinical practice guideline has been released for public comment. The Clinical Practice Guideline on the Evaluation and Follow-up Care of Living Kidney Donors represents the culmination of a multi-year, robust development process. Krista Lentine, US, and Amit

News November 13, 2015

KDIGO Announces Addition of Android to the KDIGO App Supported by Relypsa

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes is proud to announce the release of an Android version of its popular KDIGO Clinical Guidelines for Kidney Disease app. The app, currently available for iOS devices, puts all KDIGO Guidelines within easy reach. The new Android platform broadens that reach further, bringing the KDIGO

News November 3, 2015

KDIGO To Strengthen Implementation Programs in Low and Middle Income Countries

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Following a major global conference on guideline implementation in low and middle income countries (LMICs), KDIGO has re-affirmed its commitment to making its guideline and conference recommendations more useable in countries with high demand and limited resources. The KDIGO Implementation Strategies Conference on Understanding Needs in Low and Middle Income

News July 14, 2015

Announcing the KDIGO Global Network

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes, the global clinical practice guideline organization in kidney disease, has formalized its collaboration with over 800 nephrologists around the world. The group will be called “The KDIGO Global Network” and will serve as a direct link between the organization and clinicians in nearly every country.

News April 24, 2015

KDIGO Announces Collaboration with Cochrane Kidney and Transplant

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) and Cochrane Kidney and Transplant (CKT) have launched a new collaboration to consolidate information on kidney disease guidelines and to make this resource globally accessible on the KDIGO website. Guidelines published by kidney organizations around the world will be identified, included in a searchable

News April 2, 2015

KDIGO Selects Johns Hopkins as Evidence Review Team for CKD-MBD Guideline Update

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) announced that Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA has been chosen as the Evidence Review Center for its latest clinical practice guideline update project. The KDIGO guideline on Chronic Kidney Disease and Mineral and Bone Disorders (CKD-MBD) was published in 2009 and will be

News March 25, 2015

KDIGO Announces Guideline Update Projects

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) has announced that it has begun updates of its Clinical Practice Guidelines on Hepatitis C and Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD). The Hepatitis C Guideline was KDIGO’s first, published in 2008, followed by the CKD-MBD Guideline in 2009. This important project will

News August 1, 2014

KDIGO Announces In-App Twitter Integration

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes is proud to announce the debut of an exciting new social media feature in its Clinical Practice Guidelines for Kidney Disease app. The app’s reinvigorated Community section has now been seamlessly integrated with Twitter, allowing users to be part of the global nephrology conversation without

News April 18, 2014

KDIGO Announces Global Adoption of Shire-Supported iPad App

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes is proud to announce the global adoption of its newly released KDIGO Clinical Guidelines for Kidney Disease iPad app.  The application is supported by an educational grant from Shire International GmbH, and is available to iPad users free-of-charge through the Apple App Store. KDIGO Co-chair, Dr. David

News February 17, 2014

KDIGO Focuses on Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD)

(Edinburgh, Scotland) — KDIGO (Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes) has concluded a 3-day Controversies Conference on Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease (ADPKD) with consensus recommendations from more than 60 globally-recognized experts. Vicente Torres, MD, PhD of the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and Olivier Devuyst, MD, PhD of the University of Zurich in Switzerland chaired

News January 23, 2014

KDIGO Concludes Landmark Controversies Conference on Supportive Care

(Mexico City) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes concluded a landmark Controversies Conference on Supportive Care for patients with severe kidney disease who do not have the option of dialysis or transplantation. Such care is important worldwide for hundreds of thousands of patients and a concern for care givers in high and low-income

News December 30, 2013

KDIGO Launches Guideline App for iPad

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – KDIGO announced the launch of its first mobile application, providing KDIGO guidelines for free download to the Apple iPad.  KDIGO Mobile puts KDIGO’s entire library of guidelines directly in the hands of clinicians anywhere in the world with the touch of a button. “This app puts a wealth of kidney disease

News November 9, 2013

KDIGO Announces Publication of Guideline on Lipid Management

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) has announced the publication of a new evidence-based Clinical Practice Guideline making recommendations on treatment of dyslipidemia in chronic kidney disease (CKD). The guideline will appear in the November issue of Kidney International Supplements. The Clinical Practice Guideline for Lipid Management in Chronic Kidney

News October 9, 2013

KDIGO Announces Controversies Conference on CKD-MBD

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) has announced a major Controversies Conference on the subject of Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder (CKD-MBD). The conference will be held in Madrid, Spain from October 24-27. More than 70 globally recognized experts in the field will meet to determine what is known about

News July 19, 2013

KDIGO Announces Appointment of Communications Director

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) announced that it has expanded its staff structure. Tanya Green has been appointed Communications Director for the global guideline development organization. John Davis, KDIGO Chief Executive Officer, said, “We are very glad that Tanya will be joining us on a full time basis. She

News June 17, 2013

KDIGO Announces Clinical Practice Guideline on Living Kidney Donation

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) this week held the first meeting of its Work Group Co-chairs and Evidence Review Team developing the KDIGO Clinical Practice Guideline on Living Kidney Donation. The meeting was held in Minneapolis, Minnesota. KDIGO is a self-managed, global organization focused on improving patient outcomes through

News May 15, 2013

KDIGO Announces Appointment of Chief Scientific Officer

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) announced today that Michael Cheung has joined its staff as Chief Scientific Officer. Mr. Cheung has had seven years experience working on KDIGO guidelines as a staff member of KDIGO’s Founding Sponsor, the National Kidney Foundation (NKF). KDIGO is a self-managed, global organization focused

News May 9, 2013

KDIGO Announces Publication of Management of Blood Pressure in CKD Guideline

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Guidelines (KDIGO) announced today the publication of its latest clinical practice guideline on the “Management of Blood Pressure in Chronic Kidney Disease.” This is the 8th guideline issued by KDIGO, a Belgian foundation in the public interest and the only organization developing and implementing global kidney

News November 15, 2012

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