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National Kidney Foundation CyberNephrology
Seventh Annual Spring Clinical Nephrology Meetings, National Kidney Foundation. March 26 - 29, 1998

Selected Symposia
The Talks

Sodium: To restrict or not to restrict for the hypertensive patient?
FOR sodium restriction.
Alan Weder, M.D.

AGAINST sodium restriction.
Michael H. Alderman, M.D.

Question and Answer Period
Drs. Weder and Alderman

Faith and Medicine: Reconciling the Traditions of Healing
Dale Matthews, M.D.

Metabolic Bone Disease in the Post-Transplant Patient
Keith Hruska, M.D.

Vascular Access: Early Diagnosis and Treatment of Complications
Gerald Beathard, M.D.

Evolving concepts in the Pathogenesis, Treatment, and Prevention of Pre-Eclampsia
James Roberts, M.D.

Multidrug-resistant Bacteria in the Dialysis Unit
Thomas A. Golper, M.D.

Gastrointestinal Problems in Diabetes Mellitus
Anthony McCall, M.D., Ph.D.

Vascular Access: Creative Use of Aging Vessels
Jeffrey Kaufman, M.D.

Psychosocial Issues in Survival of Hemodialysis Patients
Paul Kimmel, M.D.


Michael H. Alderman, M.D. Professor and Chair of the Department of Epidemiology and Social Medicine and Professor of Medicine at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. Associate Director of the Cardiovascular Center at New York Hospital in Cornell. President of the American Society of Hypertension.

Gerald Beathard, M.D., Ph.D. Co-Director of Interventional Radiology, Austin Diagnostic Clinic, Austin, TX.

Thomas A. Golper, M.D. Professor of Medicine at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Little Rock, AR.

Keith Hruska, M.D. Professor of Medicine at Washington University in St. Louis. Director, Renal Division, Barnes Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO.

Jeffrey Kaufman, M.D. Vascular Surgeon, Bay State Medical Center, Springfield, MA.

Paul L. Kimmel, M.D. Professor of Medicine at George Washington University Medical Center, Washington, D.C.

Dale Matthews, M.D. Associate Professor of Medicine at Georgetown University School of Medicine and Senior Fellow at the National Institute for Health Care Research, Rockville, MD.

Anthony McCall, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine, Neurology, Cell & Developmental Biology, Division of Endocrinology, Diabetes, and Clinical Nutrition. Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR.

James M. Roberts, M.D. Director, Magee Women's Research Institute. Professor and Vice Chairman, Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA.

Alan Weder, M.D. Professor of Internal Medicine in the Division of Hypertension at the University of Michigan

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