Reports

Physiological drivers of CKDnt in heavy laborers

By |2020-06-18T09:56:12-05:00June 5th, 2020|News, Reports|

We are pleased to announce the publication of our manuscript in the Special Issue "Hydration and Nutrition Considerations for Sports and Physical Activity" of Nutrients - journal of human nutrition published monthly online by MDPI. The aim of our research was to: construct a theoretical framework of the mechanisms that explain how physically [...]

The economic impact of CKDnt on households

By |2020-06-08T12:10:02-05:00June 4th, 2020|Reports|

Survey findings from a pilot study of a workers’ association, Asochivida , and of the communities of la Isla, Manhattan, and Candelaria, Nicaragua Chronic kidney disease of non-traditional origin (CKDnt) is an epidemic throughout Central America. The disease has affected thousands of workers, their households, and communities. La Isla Network (LIN) [...]

Preventing kidney injury among sugarcane workers

By |2020-06-18T09:32:34-05:00May 13th, 2020|General, Reports, Research|

We are pleased to announce the publication of our Manuscript “Preventing kidney injury among sugarcane workers: promising evidence from enhanced workplace interventions” in BMJ Occupational and Environmental Medicine. This publication contains the results of Year 2 (Harvest 2) of the Adelante Initiative Intervention Study. Here, we highlight that after implementation of enhanced workplace [...]