Don’t miss the upcoming 56th ERA-EDTA Congress in Budapest (Hungary).

Check out the programme for contributions of renowned speakers dealing with nutritional aspects in nephrology.

Symposium 'The role of diet in the prevention of CKD progression: food for thought' scheduled on June 15 at 15.00 Hall F1.

1. Dietary protein restriction: PRO
Denis Fouque, Lyon, France

2. Dietary protein restriction: AGAINST
Marc Vervloet, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

In Budapest results of the IDON-Study survey on Nutritonal Practice in non dialysis CKD patients will be presented in the session 'What should CKD patients eat?' scheduled on June 14  at 8.00. The title of the presentation is 'Priorities on nutritional issues in non-dialysis CKD according to stakeholders'.
In addition the free communication 'Serum uric acid and mortality risk among hemodialysis patients: an association modified by body composition?' is included in the 'Fluids and electrolytes' session scheduled on June 16 at 8.30.
This last presentation is part of the initaitives initiated further to a collaboration between the ERN and Fresenius Medical Care to undertake a number of clinical epidemiological studies in the Euclid databases regarding nutritional aspects in the management of dialysis patients.

SEID (Scientific and Educational Interaction Day)

Starting from 2019 ERA-EDTA has decided to create a special Scientific and Educational Interaction Day to encourage ERA-EDTA working groups to develop joint project proposals by forming alliances, fostering international collaborations and integrating different (sub-) specialties.
The first SEID will be held in Vienna, Austria on October 26, 2019.
Click here to open the SEID annoucement.