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Guest Contributor: Breaking Down the Kidney Care Industrial Complex: Putting Kidney Disease Patients at the Center of Proactive Care

Carmen A. Peralta, MD, MAS Chief Medical Officer, Cricket Health Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects 30 million adults in the United States—almost 11% of the population. Yet kidney disease patients are at the mercy of a system that is inadequate to care for them—from lack of, or haphazard, diagnosis and little preventative care to the financial incentives that result in ... Read More »

Guest Contributor: Breaking Down Barriers to Treatment Adherence for Dialysis Patients

LaVarne A. Burton President and CEO, American Kidney Fund Living with kidney failure is incredibly challenging for patients and their loved ones. Dialysis is a complex, demanding process that requires individuals stick closely to treatment for the best possible outcomes. Unfortunately, there are often unforeseen roadblocks standing in the way of adherence when adjusting to a rigorous new routine that ... Read More »