Kidney Blog

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The following are the latest Kidney Blog postings...

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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Understanding Type 1 Diabetes

Type 1 diabetes mellitus is also referred to as juvenile diabetes or insulin dependent diabetes. Persons with Type 1 diabetes require insulin treatment.

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Common Symptoms of Kidney Stones

Symptoms of kidney stones range from mild to severe. Some common kidney stones symptoms include severe pains, blood in the urine and infections.

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Stress Management Improves Kidney Health

Stress management techniques help to improve mental, emotional and physical health. Persistent, prolonged stress can affect the kidneys.

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Risk Factors of High Blood Pressure

Some risk factors of high blood pressure are controllable but some are not. Find out which hypertension risk factors you can control.

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