ACC Recognizes World Kidney Day

ACC.19 Abstracts Highlight CKD and CV Disease Link

The ACC is participating in the health awareness campaign for World Kidney Day on March 14. The 2019 World Kidney Day theme is, "Kidney Health for Everyone Everywhere," and aims to promote universal health coverage for prevention and early treatment of kidney disease. The initiative also emphasizes that simple lifestyle changes can have a huge impact on chronic kidney disease development and progression. To take part in the conversation on Twitter, use the hashtag #WorldKidneyDay and follow @ACCinTouch.

In addition, more than 20 abstracts highlighting how chronic kidney disease or acute kidney injury are linked to cardiovascular disease will be presented during ACC.19 in New Orleans, LA.

The following abstracts are a selection of the kidney-disease focused research being presented at ACC.19:

For ACC.19 updates, trial summaries, news coverage, video interviews and more, use the hashtag #ACC19 and visit ACC's Meeting Coverage Page at

Keywords: ACC19, ACC Scientific Session Newspaper, Renal Insufficiency, Chronic, Acute Kidney Injury, Kidney

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