RECENT NEWS  Sep 9  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Akebia Therapeutics shares are up 48.49% to $11.55 in morning trading on Wednesday after the drug company announced positive top-line results from its Phase 2 study of vadadustat. Vadadustat is a treatment for dialysis...
MedPage Today  Jul 5  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Nearly 60% of patients received an extra dialysis before the 2012 storm hit, says study
NPR  Jun 30  Comment 
Not all doctors are convinced that the preferred point of connection for patients to blood-cleaning dialysis machines is always the best.
MedPage Today  Jun 25  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- South has poor outcomes and low arteriovenous fistula rates for ESRD patients
NPR  Jun 25  Comment 
More than 75 percent of new dialysis patients are at a higher risk of infection, blood clots and death because they aren't being prepared the best way for connection to blood-cleaning machines.
New York Times  Jun 21  Comment 
The children of an inmate who died at Utah State Prison have sued corrections officials and health care providers, accusing them of violating his father’s civil rights by failing to give him dialysis for two days.
FierceBiotech  May 29  Comment 
After posting a trio of Phase III victories, Amgen is plotting to submit the kidney dialysis drug AMG 416 for FDA review this year, charging forward with a successor to its own Sensipar.  May 29  Comment 
DEERFIELD (dpa-AFX) - Baxter International Inc. (BAX) reported data which includes the perceptions of more than 500 healthcare providers and patients regarding the benefits associated with advanced automated peritoneal dialysis (APD) cyclers with...
MedPage Today  May 1  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- AVF used less frequently in blacks, Hispanic with ESRD.
MedPage Today  Apr 29  Comment 
(MedPage Today) -- Researchers say more advance care planning is needed.


Companies in this industry provide dialysis services to patients with diabetes. These companies make a substantial portion of their revenue from prescribing diabetes drugs. They also heavily dependent on Medicare and Medicaid.

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