Division of Nephrology

The division provides education, patient care and research in all aspects of the  pathogenesis and treatment of renal disease and hypertension.

The Division of Nephrology & Hypertension employs 19 full-time faculty. Consultation services are maintained at the University of Utah Health Sciences Center and the Veterans Administration Medical Center, which provide exposure to:

  • General Nephrology,
  • Hypertension,
  • Renal transplantation, including combined pancreas and renal transplants, and
  • Dialysis (all modes):
    • Dialysis units are located at University of Utah Health Sciences Center, Veterans Administration Medical Center, and several satellite locations throughout the Intermountain West.

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Walking an Extra Two Minutes Each Hour May Offset Hazards of Sitting Too Long
Research
Apr 30, 2015

Walking an Extra Two Minutes Each Hour May Offset Hazards of Sitting Too Long

sitting, exercise, wellness

A new study suggests that engaging in low intensity activities such as standing may not be enough to offset the health hazards of sitting for long periods of time. On the bright side, adding two minutes of walking each hour to your routine just might do the trick. These findings were published in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN).... Read More

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