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Are You on the Road to Kidney Failure? by Total Health Breakthroughs Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Jun 2009 7:19pm In This Issue: Kidney Failure –The Unknown Epidemic By James LaValle, R.Ph, ND, CCN Most of us are aware of all the health problems that can result from insulin resistance like heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension,  But lost in the shuffle is another silent killer that is on the rise — chronic kidney disease. At LMI we’ve notic ... Read on »
A New Approach to Treating Chronic Kidney Disease: Replenishing Your Nephrons by Irv Arons Healthy Living Professional Posted Thu 20 Jun 2013 5:05pm As some of you may know, I have chronic kidney disease (CKD). Thanks to my wife and the scare put into me by my nephrologist, that I would soon have to begin dialysis, I have managed to get my CKD  in remission, or at least under control. My GFR number (that indicates when you must start dialysis) has held steady, or actually gotten better since ... Read on »
Chronic Kidney Disease by John A. Patient Expert Posted Tue 29 Oct 2013 4:26pm Doctors often don't test for it, and patients may have no symptoms until they are in crisis. Yet kidney disease is fast becoming a dangerous health threat, and one of the most costly, in the U.S. Kidney disease is a frequent complication of diabetes and hypertension that currently costs Medicare about $41 billion a year in treatment, i ... Read on »
Chronic kidney disease by Kel H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 Oct 2008 12:12am (Today another guest post by Dr Andrew Weissenberger. Read more about Dr Weissenberger here ) Chronic kidney disease (CKD), commonly also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive, and generally permanent, loss of kidney function over a period of months or years. If a permanent loss of more the one-third of kidney function oc ... Read on »
Preventing amputations in patients with diabetes and chronic kidney disease by savinglimbs Posted Thu 18 Mar 2010 12:00am Foot lesions are the single most frequently mismanaged problem of patients with diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease (CKD). Foot problems are often viewed as a minor problem, yet frequently impact patient survival (Schomig, Ritz, Standl, & Allenberg, 2000). Recommendations for improving the survival of patients with diabetes and CKD incl ... Read on »
Yes we can ... tackle acute kidney injury as well as chronic kidney disease by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Thu 28 May 2009 12:22am Acute Kidney Injury (AKI) had been the poor relation in the first 5 years of the Renal NSF. I can't count the times I have said CKD is common, harmful and treatable over the last few years - well AKI which is a sudden acute deterioration in kidney function is also common, harmful and treatable. Globally AKI is lagging behind Chronic Kidney Dise ... Read on »
Chronic kidney disease may raise ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 15 May 2009 10:35pm Chronic kidney disease may raise cancer risk NEW YORK, 16 may 2009 – Older men with moderately reduced kidney function appear to be at increased risk for cancers of the lung and the urinary tract, Australian researchers report. "Given that chronic kidney disease of this severity affects 20% of the male population, our finding suggests that ... Read on »
Lower Blood Pressure Goal Benefits African-Americans with Chronic Kidney Disease, Protein in the Urine by Medline Plus Posted Thu 02 Sep 2010 8:40am On average, a lower blood pressure goal was no better than the standard blood pressure goal at slowing progression of kidney disease among African-Americans who had chronic kidney disease resulting from high blood pressure, according to results of the African-American Study of Kidney Disea ... Read on »
Don't Just Sit There, Do Something! Part 12 Chronic Kidney Disease by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Fri 05 Oct 2012 3:00am Exercise vs sitting makes intuitive sense when it comes to heart disease & mortality.  If you've been following along, there's quite a number of studies looking at how physical (in)activity affects our health.  But what about our kidneys?  We know that our renal function declines w/age.  We know that certain medications are bad for our kid ... Read on »
Chronic Kidney Disease Predicts ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 06 Mar 2009 2:41pm Chronic Kidney Disease Predicts Risk for Thromboembolism in Patients with Afib Chronic kidney disease is an independent predictor of incident thromboembolism among patients with atrial fibrillation, according to a Circulation study published online. 06 mar 2009--Researchers examined data from a U.S. healthcare system on some 11,000 adul ... Read on »