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How to Answer the Most-Asked Questions From Kidney Patients Planning for Parenthood: ISN Visual Abstract, Twitter Space Discussion, and Tweetorial

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A visual abstract on pregnancy and kidney failure based on the Kidney International Reports article “Parenthood with Kidney Failure: Answering Questions Patients Ask About Pregnancy” was released during an ISN Twitter space on September 14, “Pregnancy Matters.”

Listen to the Twitter space recording here.

The audio space was hosted by Manjusha Yadla, ISNEducation Social Media Team member, and Sibel Bek, ISN Social Media Team chair, who led the discussion with guest speakers Liz Lightstone (UK), Shilpa Jesudason (Australia), and Vincent Lee (Australia)*. Patients also joined the discussion to present first-hand experiences of pregnancy with kidney issues.

In addition, the ISN Education Social Media team presented an ISN Tweetorial addressing key concerns and questions on pregnancy from people with chronic kidney disease.

Look out for an accompanying webinar on this theme on October 28.

*Liz Lightstone is a professor of renal medicine for the Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, and an honorary consultant physician at the Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust Renal and Transplant Centre in Hammersmith Hospital.

Shilpa Jesuda is a staff specialist nephrologist and chair of the Clinical Research Group at the Royal Adelaide Hospital’s Central Northern Adelaide Renal and Transplant Service. She is the first author of the KIR paper Parenthood with Kidney Failure: Answering Questions Patients Ask About Pregnancy.

Vincent Lee is a renal physician at Westmead Hospital and subdean (medicine) of the Western Clinical School, Sydney Medical School of the University of Sydney.

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