#NephMadness 2014 Preview

I invite you to join me Live on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 1pm Eastern Daylight Time for Episode 326 of the Mike Sevilla Radio Program. During this show, we will be previewing the #NephMadness 2014 tournament. 

March is National Kidney Month to raise awareness about prevention and detection of kidney disease. In 2011, kidney disease was the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. NephMadness is the fusion of National Kidney Month and the fun of "March Madness" which is the US NCAA Basketball Tournament which determines college basketball's national champion.

My guests on the podcast will be four Nephrologists (physicians who specialize in the kidney): Drs. Joel Topf, Kenar Jhaveri, Matt Sparks, and Edgar Lerma. They are the principal organizers for NephMadness 2014.

During our interview (preview of the interview is above), we discuss the origins of the NephMadness in 2013. We also talk about why these physicians are passionate about their specialty, why more Nephrologists are needed in the future, the impact of the 2013 event, and fully previewing the 2014 event which begins on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at

In addition, we also discussed the clinical topic of the latest High Blood Pressure/Hypertension guidelines that were recently announced; And let me tell ya, these guys definitely have opinions about that! So, I hope you can join me LIVE on Thursday, March 13, 2014 at 1pm Eastern Daylight Time at to check out our entire interview. Hope to see you then!