October 17, 2022

Grow Professionally With the ISN: Join or Renew Your ISN Membership for 2023 to Access Valuable Resources
Discover how ISN membership can strengthen you professionally, including a new ISN distinction, “Fellow of the ISN”; (FISN), and member-only content on our newly-upgraded educational platform.
Kidney International Publishes the ADA-KDIGO Consensus Report on Diabetes Management in CKD
Access clear direction on CKD screening and diagnosis, glycemia monitoring, lifestyle therapies, treatment goals, and pharmacologic management from the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes and the Kidney Disease: Improving Global Outcomes (KDIGO) collaborative report.
Partnership Arising from ISN Mentorship Program Generates Investigation Into Hypertensive Nephrosclerosis Using Digital Spatial Profiling
Mentee Dr. Emmy Bell, and ISN President and Mentor Agnes Fogo, have developed a translational project combining renal pathology and patient clinical kidney outcomes to investigate hypertension-associated disease pathophysiology. The study will apply NanoString GeoMx® software to help identify clinical phenotype heterogeneity.
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Five ISN Social Media Initiatives
Nominated for Awards

Download and Share New Tools on Complement 3 Glomerulopathy in the Complement-Mediated Kidney Diseases Toolkit
‘Evaluation of Kidney Disease’ and ‘Approach to Kidney Disease, Part I’: Watch and Share Two New Modules in the Open-access Online Kidney Education for Primary Care Physicians Curriculum
The ISN “Are Your Kidneys Healthy?” Quiz Now Available in Bangla!

Video Abstract on APPEAR C3 Trial - Watch Now!
A short video on the benefits of alternative pathway inhibition with iptacopan in C3 glomerulopathy.
This video abstract is supported by a grant to ISN from Novartis.
ISN Holds First Consensus Meeting on Guidance for Optimal Pre-clinical Animal Studies in Translational Nephrology (TRANSFORM)

Explore the Aug-Sep ISN Global Trials Focus Selection, including on the Role of Clinical Pharmacists in Enhancing Hemodialysis Patient Adherence and Clinical Outcomes
The Far-reaching Impact of the ISN Emerging Leaders Program
Get Ready for WCN'23: the Latest Updates on the Congress Venue and Program, Plus All the Practical Information You Need to Optimize Your Attendance
Make a Short Film to Raise Awareness of the Impact of Kidney Diseases for the ISN Community Film Event

ISN Young Nephrologists Committee Member Appointed to the WHO Youth Council

The ISN Makes Recommendations in the Review of Updated Appendix 3 to the WHO Global NCD Action Plan
Tuesday, October 18  I  1 p.m. CEST
Young Nephrologists Committee (YNC) Webinar:
Understanding Basic Concepts of Clinical Research for Literature Appraisal: What Every Nephrologist Should Know
Friday, October 21  I  11 a.m. CEST
ISN Series on Transplantation - Part 2: Therapeutic Drug Monitoring (TDM) and Kidney Transplantation
Monday, November 14  I  10 a.m. CET
ISN Series on Transplantation - Part 3: Personalized Care & Therapies: Individualized Risk and Treatment after Transplantation
ISN Series on Transplantation - Part 1:
COVID-19, Vaccinations and Transplantations
This is open-access.
Join or renew your membership here to access these webinars
Grand Rounds in Pediatric Nephrology - an ISN-IPNA Sister Centers Initiative:
Immunosuppression vs Post-transplant Viral Infections: Walking a Fine Line
ISN-IPNA - “Across the Lifespan” Joint Webinar:
Ethics in Pediatric Nephrology - a Global Perspective
ISN-ISPD Webinar:
Urgent Start Peritoneal Dialysis
ISRNM-ISN Webinar:
Protein-energy Wasting - Screening, Assessment, and Management in Low- and Middle-Resource Settings
Access the Latest ISN Journal Articles on Covid-19
'Controversies in Nephrology'
Recommendations on Nutritional Intake of Potassium in CKD: It's Now Time to Be More Flexible! 
Should We Liberalize Potassium Intake in CKD? No, We Should Not
From the Editors:
Potassium Intake in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease
KI editors review this edition's debate on the pros and cons of restricting potassium intake for patients with CKD.
Gender Differences in Experiences and Expectations of Haemodialysis in a Frail and Seriously Unwell Patient Population
In a study assessing the experiences of patients on dialysis, males were more likely to prioritize achieving physical goals, whereas females were more likely to prioritize wanting to feel well and reported feeling depressed. Recognizing that men and women approach treatment expectations differently could improve personalized care plans for patients on dialysis.