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Kidney Blog

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The effects of High Blood Pressure can be devastating, if not treated.

The effects of high blood pressure can be deadly. Untreated high blood pressure can affect the kidneys, arteries, heart, brain, eyes and other organs.

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The Kidney Is The Most Demanded Organ In The World.

Why is the kidney the most transplanted organ in the world? Do you know? KidneyChat.com provides the answer to this question and much more.

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Water and Kidney Function

The link between water and kidney function is vital. Too much or too little can be a problem. Kidneys help to regulate water volume in the body.

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GFR Drops From 91 to 44 Within 5 Months

I had lab work done in March and my Creatinine was level was 0.70 & glomerular filtration rate (GFR) was 91. I had lab work again in June and my Creatinine

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Should Your Adult Child Be Your Kidney Donor?

I am a 69 year old female who has been on peritoneal dialysis for five years. When I found out that I was ESRD at level 4, my nephrologist went ahead and

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Intermittent Fasting

I had a kidney removed 19 months ago due to a benign tumour. At first I happily lost 15 pounds because I just did not have my normal sweet tooth. Unfortunately

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Superfoods - The Secret of Optimum Health

Superfoods are highly nutritious foods that help to prevent and fight diseases. Superfoods are packed with antioxidants and other essential nutrients.

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Kidney Quiz - Test Your Kidney Knowledge

Kidney quiz is not only fun but it also provides an opportunity for learning and reinforcing pertinent kidney knowledge.

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Different Types of Kidney Stones

Different types of kidney stones are determined by their chemical compositions. The chemical composition of kidney stones is influenced by diet.

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Understanding Type 2 Diabetes

Type 2 diabetes is sometimes referred to as adult onset or insulin resistance diabetes. It is caused by the body's inability to use insulin.

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