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The US is throwing away at least 3,500 donated kidneys every year, study finds

The lack of organs for kidney failure patients is a major public health problem and one that President Donald Trump addressed in July when he signed an executive order promising to transform kidney care in this country. More than 37 million Americans have chronic kidney disease and roughly 5,000 die each year while on the… Read More »

Members Move Medicine: This family physician seeks joy every day – American Medical Association

The AMA “Members Move Medicine” series profiles a wide variety of doctors, offering a glimpse into the passions of women and men navigating new courses in American medicine. On the move with: Robert A. Lee, MD, a family physician at the Iowa Clinic in Johnston. He is also a member of the Iowa Medical Society.… Read More »

Putting type 2 diabetics on a liquid diet could save the NHS £237 per patient every year

Putting type 2 diabetics on a 800 calorie-a-day ‘liquid diet’ could save the NHS millions of pounds every year, researchers calculate Study of 149 patients found 46% achieved remission within a year of the diet Cost of treating each patient who reversed their diabetes came to £2,564 Providing medication to patients cost the NHS £2,801… Read More »