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KDIGO Announces Publication of the Nomenclature for Kidney Function and Disease Conference Report and Glossary

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – – Recognizing the need for more precise, consistent, and patient-centered nomenclature describing kidney function and disease, Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) organized a consensus conference in June 2019. The meeting was attended by diverse stakeholders, including clinicians caring for persons with kidney disease, patients, researchers, and editors of all

News May 22, 2020

KDIGO Announces Availability of KDIGO-ISN Webinar Videos

(Brussels, Belgium) – – – – Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) announces a new feature of its ongoing collaboration with the International Society of Nephrology (ISN). KDIGO has been collaborating with the ISN to produce webinars for more than four years. Webinar recordings are now available on the KDIGO website and the KDIGO YouTube

News May 18, 2020