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Support: None. Financial Disclosure: During the past 3 years, Dr Kasiske received research support from Bristol-Meyers Squibb and a Merck/Schering-Plough Joint Venture. He has also received honoria and/or consulting fees from Wyeth, Astellas, Pfizer, and Novartis, all for work related to kidney transplantation. None of the above companies have financial interests in erythropoiesis-stimulating agents. Dr. Kasiske is a paid medical director of a dialysis facility owned and operated by DaVita, Inc.