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NKF

 
National Kidney Foundation.
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Some of the senior staff members who survived the cuts include: JoAnn Vecchione, Senior Vice President for Human Resources; Ellie Schlam, Director of Communications; and Troy Zimmerman, Vice President for Government Relations, who runs the NKF legislative affairs office in Washington, DC.
Of these two equations, the NKF, the National Institute of Diabetes and Disease of the Kidney (NIDDK), and the American Society of Nephrology (ASN) recommend the MDRD equation.
The site is zoned primarily for residential use, including a mandatory inclusionary housing component, plus ground floor commercial space and is suitable for a developer well-versed in affordable housing construction, according to NKF.
Gigi Politoski, NKF Senior Vice President for Programs, thanked "the thousands" of transplant athletes, living donors, donor families, medical professionals, supportive family members and volunteers and "dozens" of corporate sponsors of the games for their hard work in making the games successful over the years.
Certain medications can also cause lipid alteration, including anticonvulsants, active anti-retroviral therapies, diuretics, beta-blockers, androgens, oral contraceptives, corticosteriods, cyclosporine, and sirolimus (NKF, 2003).
Davis emphasized that ensuring living donors do not have to worry about the financial repercussions of being a donor is vitally important and the NKF is making providing access to life, health and disability insurance a top priority.
It should be noted that while the KDOQI[TM] clinical practice guidelines and recommendations provide information that can be invaluable in helping nurses and other clinicians make decisions on patient care, they are not intended to define an exclusive course of management or to preclude individualization of a therapeutic approach to meet the needs of a specific patient (NKF, 2006).
An NKF team led by executive managing director Robert Silver and managing director Anthony Sciacca represented the property owner, The Winter Organization.
Rather than seek small changes or single-issue amendments to existing laws, the foundation intends to work with Congress to craft legislation that will address all barriers to donation, NKF said in a press release.