Making Improvements in Treating Kidney Disease

In the past there were few effective treatment options for serious conditions such as hepatitis C and lupus. However, recent scientific advances offer physicians and patients greatly improved options for effective management of these conditions, with fewer adverse events.

In the past there were few effective treatment options for serious conditions such as hepatitis C and lupus. However, recent scientific advances offer physicians and patients greatly improved options for effective management of these conditions, with fewer adverse events.

At Kidney Week 2014, Jai Radhakrishnan, MD, MS, MRCP, FASN, discussed some of the progress made in treating patients with these diseases and noted that new medication options mean that these conditions have become more managable in recent years.