Is mobile health the way of the future?
In the COVID era, telehealth has become a suddenly normal part of our lives. How is this impacting kidney patients and what implications does it have for the future of kidney care? We sat down with researcher Dr. Sarah Schrauben to discuss her recently published article on Mobile Health Technology in NKF’s American Journal of Kidney Disease (AJKD). In this episode, you will hear from: Dr. Sarah Schrauben: Dr. Schrauben is a researcher and Assistant Professor of Medicine and Epidemiology in the Division of Renal, Electrolyte, and Hypertension, and Department of Biostatistics, Epidemiology, and Informatics at the Perelman School of Medicine. Dr. Schrauben's research focuses on the impact of health behaviors and modifiable risk factors in the development and management of chronic kidney disease and its complications, as well as addressing implementation gaps of evidence-based care in CKD. The episode is moderated by NKF patient advocate Jessica Washington. Jessica was diagnosed with stage 2 kidney disease in 2019. She has been extremely motivated to advocate for the National Kidney Foundation to help others fight for better understanding, awareness, support, and anything else she can do to make it easier for so many out there dealing with this disease. Learn more about Dr. Schrauben’s research by visiting www.kidney.org/newsletter/are-mobile-apps-wave-future-kidney-care.