The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the American Society of Nephrology, along with other patient and professional organizations, are collaborating to advance scientific understanding of the health and patient safety implications of new and existing medical products. Dr. Roy Chaudhury notes that the goal is to foster the development of therapies for kidney disease by creating a collaborative environment in which the FDA and the greater nephrology community can work together to optimize the evaluation of drugs, devices, and biologics, as well as food products. Listen and learn more about the Kidney Health Initiative goals and objectives.
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Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.
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