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Kidney Blog

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The following are the latest Kidney Blog postings...

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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Kidney Chat

Your kidney talks a lot. It is constantly communicating with the rest of your body, but what is it saying? Don't ignore it... Find out!

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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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Effects of High Blood Pressure

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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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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