KCP Blog

Stopping Chronic Kidney Disease Before it Starts: Improving Education, Identification and Prevention Holds the Key to Stopping the Growth of CKD

published July 30, 2018
By Dr. Allen Nissenson, KCP Chair 30 million. That is the number of American adults who are living with chronic kidney disease (CKD) today, which – if left untreated – can progress to kidney failure. Even worse, more than half of the patients with kidney disease are not aware of their condition, leaving their disease […] more...

Strange bedfellows no more: it’s time for research and policy to work together

published June 5, 2018
By Dr. Allen Nissenson, KCP Chair Someone once said, “When you love what you do, you never ‘work’ a day in your life.” But sometimes, it’s a love affair that can drive you mad. As a physician and researcher for most of my adult life, I’ve spent hundreds upon hundreds of hours chasing objective data, […] more...