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Identifying Kidney Failure by KidneyHealth .. Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 1:49pm LISA CLARK: I'm Lisa Clark. Thank you for joining us for this webcast. The statistics are sobering. An estimated 1 out of every 12 people in America suffers from kidney and urinary tract diseases. Kidney disease is one of the most expensive chronic disease to treat, and partly due to an aging population, it has become the ninth leading cause of dea ... Read on »
Hypertension and Kidney Failure by julius Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm Hypertension or high blood pressure runs in our family. Several of my relatives either died of a heart attack or stroke caused by hypertension that’s been left untreated. I had hypertension as early as my high school days, although I am completely unaware of it. It was just brought up to my attention six years ago, when I was first diagnosed wi ... Read on »
NIH Researchers Identify New Marker to Predict Progressive Kidney Failure, Death by Medline Plus Posted Tue 14 Jun 2011 5:11pm A high level of a hormone that regulates phosphate is associated with an increased risk of kidney failure and death among chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, according to a recent study led by researchers at the University of Miami and funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digesti ... Read on »
Kidney Disease — What You Need To Know by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Wed 13 Nov 2013 5:52am Blog by Bob Aronson My last blog was about kidney disease and so is this one.  “Steering Toward Hope” told about Johnny Racine the Canadian father of 16 year old twin boys and how they turned their 2007 Ford Mustang into an 800 horsepower fire breathing showpiece named “The Kidney Hope Car.”  Racine, his boys and the rest ... Read on »
Kidney Disease — A Quiet, Sneaky Epidemic. Are You At Risk? by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Thu 08 May 2014 1:17pm By Bob Aronson As I did the research for this blog, I “Cherry Picked” information from a great many sources.  I am not a medical professional, but made every effort to ensure that the information I used came from experts.  I have identified sources where possible.  This is a blog, it is made up of a good many opinions.  You should no ... Read on »
FELINE’S FAITHFUL FRIEND’S FUND FOR FAT FARMING FOLLOWS FRANKIE’S FUNCTION FAILURE…FOSTERS FUTURE FURRY& by David Granovsky Posted Tue 03 Aug 2010 12:00am August 3, 2010 Colorado State University has announced the launch of a new fund devoted to feline stem cell research. Frankie’s Fund will fund research into how feline stem cells may be used to treat injuries and diseases in cats. Frankie’s Fund was initiated in July through the generous gift of a client whose 9-year-old ... Read on »
Health Headlines - March 8 by Meredy Registered NurseHealth Maven Posted Thu 23 Oct 2008 2:24pm Spring Break an Excuse for Heavy Drinking and Sex: Survey Spring break involves heavier-than-usual drinking and increased sexual activity, said many of the 644 female college students and graduates, ages 17 to 35, who took part in a national online survey conducted by the American Medical Association. Eighty-three percent of the responde ... Read on »
WHAT YOUR PETS ARE EATING, PART 3 by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 20 Dec 2009 11:00pm Due to a travel commitment, this week's issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats will be a bit shortened and lacking some of the up-to-date news items. The conclusion of What Your Pets Are Eating will follow below. WHAT YOUR PETS ARE EATING....a discussion of dog and cat nutrition, Part 3 Most commercial dog and cat foods are fortified ... Read on »
Introduction To Kidney Disease by Vicky .. Patient Expert Posted Tue 24 Feb 2009 10:21pm 1 Comment I had answered an interesting question earlier today. Not once, but twice. "Why don't doctors clean out a person's kidney with special instruments? Get in all the nooks and crannies so that the kidney will work"? Well, I wish it was that simple. Kidneys that are failing have scars. Irreversible scars. Once a kidney is damaged you can ... Read on »
CANCER IN DOGS by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 04 Dec 2011 12:00am "We think your dog might have cancer." This is one of the most frightening sentences a pet owner can hear.  Some of you may have already been the recipient of this message and know what it feels like.  Many pet owners will hear the same message at some point in time.  So many thoughts will go through your mind, the foremost of which is, "W ... Read on »