in this activity, participants should be able to:
|Incorporate key recommendations from the K/DOQI guidelines into nephrology practice|
|Assess the risks of cardiovascular disease in chronic kidney disease patients|
|Evaluate safety issues surrounding the management of iron deficiency anemia|
Professor of Medicine
Section of Nephrology
Baylor College of Medicine
Division of Nephrology
New England Medical Center
Steven Fishbane, M.D.
Department of Medicine
ACCREDITATION / DESIGNATION
This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the Essential
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continuing medical education for physicians and takes responsibility for the content,
quality, and scientific integrity of this CME activity.
Resources, Inc. designates this educational activity for a maximum of 1.5 hours
in Category 1 credit toward the AMA Physician's Recognition Award. Each physician
should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent in the educational
INSTRUCTIONS FOR CME CREDIT :|
program is designed for clinicians who are involved in the care of chronic renal
To earn CME credit
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TARGET AUDIENCE :
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DISCLOSURE STATEMENTS :|
Garabed Eknoyan, M.D., has received grants/research support from National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) and is a consultant for Amgen and Sigma Tau.
Mark Sarnak, M.D., has received grants/research support from Amgen.
M.D., has received grants/research support from and is a consultant and speakers' bureay participant for Watson Pharma, Inc.
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DISCLOSURE OF UNLABELED USE ASN/HDCN (if applicable):|
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