Proof LGBTQs Are Mentally Ill: VA Patients Face Disparities in Kidney Transplantation

* From 2004 to 2016, VA patients had lower rates of transplantation compared with patients with Medicare or private insurance.
* VA patients also had a higher rate of mortality on the waiting list compared with privately insured patients.
* Results from the study will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2017 October 31-November 5 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, LA.