ISN Webinar: Developments in Managing DKD: Perspectives of a Nephrologist, Cardiologist and Diabetologist

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In light of recent and ongoing developments in diabetic kidney disease (DKD) care, the ISN is bringing together a nephrologist, cardiologist, and diabetologist together with trial and guideline experts to share their perspectives and engage in a focused discussion on the key takeaways from post hoc analysis of FIGARIO, FIDELIO and FIDELITY.

Learning Objectives:

1. Understand the multidisciplinary aspects of the key takeaways from the post hoc analysis of FIGARO, FIDELIO and FIDELITY.

2. Discuss the trials’ impact and post hoc analysis from the perspectives of cardiology, nephrology, diabetology, trials and guidelines.

3. Explore practical aspects of the implementation of the key takeaways and the impact on patient outcomes.

Webinar supported by an unrestricted educational grant from Bayer AG


Angela Yee Moon Y. Wang

Hong Kong

She is current Deputy Chair of ISN North & East Asia Regional Board, Deputy Chair of ISN Education Working Group. Immediate Past President of International Society of Renal Nutrition and Metabolism (ISRNM), Council member of ISPD, Previous Exe Committee member of KDIGO. Also Committee Member of ISN-ACT, Exe Committee Member of SONG. She has served as a workgroup member of international clinical practice guidelines (CPG) including ISPD Prescribing High Quality Goal-Directed PD Guidelines 2020, ISPD-GREX Practice Recommendations on Physical Activity and Exercise in PD 2021 and KDOQI Nutrition Guidelines 2020 and KDIGO anemia guidelines in CKD 2022. She serves on the editorial board of JASN, Kidney Int, CJASN, NDT (theme Editor), Am J Nephrol, Nephron, etc. She has received ISPD John Maher Award 2006 and NKF Joel D. Kopple Award 2018 and Thomas Addis Award, a lifetime award of the ISRNM in Dec 2022. She has published >200 papers, 15 book chapters, delivered >150 invited lectures in international meetings. She is recognized for her research in cardiovascular, metabolic and nutrition complications in CKD. She works in clinical trials.

Roberto Pecoits-Filho


Dr. Pecoits-Filho is a Senior Research Scientist at Arbor Research Collaborative for Health in Michigan, USA and a Professor of Medicine, Pontifical Catholic University of Paraná in Curitiba, Brazil. He is the current (2021-23) Chair of the Education Committee of the International Society of Nephrology. As a clinician, he has broad activities in Internal Medicine and Nephrology based at the University affiliated hospitals, where he was the Chief of the Department of Internal Medicine between 2010 and 2016, the Director of the Residency program in Nephrology from 2013 to 2016. Dr. Pecoits-Filho is the Principal Investigator for the study CKDOPPS, a multinational study on practice patterns and outcomes in chronic kidney disease and act as a Scientific Leader for clinical trials in the Americas with George Clinical. Dr. Pecoits-Filho received his MD and trained in Internal Medicine and Nephrology in Curitiba, Brazil before completing a nephrology research fellowship at the University of Missouri, Columbia and a PhD from the University of Sao Paulo. He was a visiting scholar for extended periods at the Karolinska Institute (Sweden) and the George Institute (Australia), and has participated as a principal investigator, regional leader and in steering committees in multinational clinical trials. Dr. Pecoits-Filho served as a member of the Executive Committee of the International Society of Nephrology (ISN) (2017-2019), the SONG Initiative (2017-present) and KDIGO (2016-2018).

Csaba Kovesdy


Michael Walsh


Giuseppe Rosano


Katherine R. Tuttle


Luiza Caramori



ISN Webinar: Developments in managing DKD: Perspectives of a nephrologist, cardiologist and diabetologist – a discussion on the main messages of the post hoc analysis of FIGARO, FIDELIO and FIDELITY
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