News and Events

Linking Diabetes and Kidney Disease

Congratulations to Rakhi Khanna, D.O. on her successful presentation at Advocate Condell hospital’s Diabetes Fair.  Dr. Khanna, of NANI’s Gurnee and Lake County offices presented “The Science Behind Kidney Disease” to an audience of community members on November 7th. The topic is an important one for anyone with Diabetes because […]

Latest Studies Address New Causes of Kidney Disease

Two newly-published scientific studies were presented last week at the annual American Society of Nephrology conference, known as Kidney Week, in New Orleans, Louisiana. _______________________________________________________________________ From an ASN press release, November 4, 2017:  Benjamin Bowe, MPH, and his colleagues at the Clinical Epidemiology Center of the VA Saint Louis Health Care […]

The Science Behind Kidney Disease Presentation

Advocate Condell Medical Center in Libertyville will host a Diabetes Expo on November 7th with NANI’s Dr. Rakhi Khanna as speaker. Event description: Learn about the resources available to help manage diabetes. Come listen to Dr. Rakhi Khanna Speak about the Science behind Kidney Disease. Event Highlights • Visit our […]

Chicago-area Nephrologists Host Event for RPA Political Action Committee

On October 18th, a group of 40 professionals from Chicago-area Nephrology practices gathered to learn about legislative and regulatory developments in the US that will directly impact patients with Kidney Disease and the field of Nephrology.  The event was organized and sponsored by the two largest independent groups of kidney physicians […]

Running for Team Kidney

Whether it’s for his health or for the fun of it, Brian O’Dea, CFO and COO of Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois and Indiana, has been running seriously for about six years.  This month, he will participate in the Chicago Marathon this year as a Team Kidney participant. There’s some […]

Honoring Nephrology Nurses

ANNA launched Nephrology Nurses Week to give employers, patients, and others the opportunity to thank nephrology nurses for their life-saving work. They are recognized during the week of September 10 to16 this year. Nephrology nurses use their experience, knowledge, and patient care skills to care for patients with kidney disease, primarily […]

Relief Efforts for Kidney Patients  

Sharing this message from the American Kidney Fund: “Texas and Florida residents struggle to rebuild after two of the strongest storms on record, Hurricane Harvey and tropical storm Irma.  In response to these natural disasters, AMT is proud to support the American Kidney Fund’s efforts to provide continuity of care for […]

Two Transplant Recipients Benefit from Strangers

In a surprising chain reaction started by one social media post, two kidney disease patients received kidneys donated by strangers.  One recipient is a 12 year old boy and the other is a 32 year old teacher, both living in Florida.  According to the National Kidney Foundation, 12 people die […]

Nephrology Practice Resource

Nephrology Today offers online podcasts for the Nephrology community through a partnership between NANI (Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois) and Tower Physician Solutions. NANI, established in 1968, is one of the largest and most respected nephrology practices nation-wide. Tower physician solutions offers NANI’s practice management expertise to smaller practices as […]

Walk for Kidneys Promotes Awareness and Hope

The National Kidney Foundation of Illinois expected over 4,000 to gather for this year’s annual Walk for Kidneys. This year’s event, held on June 25th, brought together patients, families, friends and care providers with personal connections to dialysis, transplant and the spectrum of kidney disease. Nephrology Associates of Northern Illinois […]