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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
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
Superfoods are highly nutritious foods that help to prevent and fight diseases. Superfoods are packed with antioxidants and other essential nutrients.
Kidney quiz is not only fun but it also provides an opportunity for learning and reinforcing pertinent kidney knowledge.
Different types of kidney stones are determined by their chemical compositions. The chemical composition of kidney stones is influenced by diet.
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.
Type 1 diabetes mellitus is also referred to as juvenile diabetes or insulin dependent diabetes. Persons with Type 1 diabetes require insulin treatment.
Symptoms of kidney stones range from mild to severe. Some common kidney stones symptoms include severe pains, blood in the urine and infections.
Stress management techniques help to improve mental, emotional and physical health. Persistent, prolonged stress can affect the kidneys.
Some risk factors of high blood pressure are controllable but some are not. Find out which hypertension risk factors you can control.