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Impaired Kidney Function Linked ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 25 Jan 2009 4:34pm Impaired Kidney Function Linked to Mortality in Elderly Statins benefit high-risk patients with impaired function 25 jan 2009-- Impaired kidney function is associated with a higher risk of death and cardiovascular disease in elderly individuals at risk of vascular disease, while statins reduce the risk of death and heart attack in ... Read on »
Impaired kidney function linked ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Tue 29 Sep 2009 10:15pm Impaired kidney function linked to cognitive decline in elderly A new study published in the medical journal Neurology suggests that impaired kidney function is a risk factor for cognitive decline in old age. 29 sept 2009--The study, conducted by researchers at Rush University Medical Center, found that poor kidney function was linked speci ... Read on »
Impaired Kidney Function Linked To Cognitive Decline In Elderly by Susan Berg Posted Sun 04 Oct 2009 11:12pm Here is a great dementia resource for caregivers and healthcare professinals, Here is information on being the best caregiver you can be Here are more interesting dementia brain boosting activities ScienceDaily — A new study published in the medical journal Neurology suggests that impaired kidney function is a risk factor for cogniti ... Read on »
Impaired kidney function raises ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Posted Thu 22 Jan 2009 4:41pm Impaired kidney function raises risk of heart problems in the elderly 21 jan 2009--A study published next week in the open access journal PLoS Medicine suggests that elderly people with damaged kidneys are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, such as heart failure and stroke, and other causes of mortality. The findings indicate that great ... Read on »
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 »
Zometa: suspect in kidney function changes by Donna Peach Patient Expert Posted Tue 05 Jan 2010 12:00am Now that we are all back to work I was able to talk with my hemonc nurse, so we have a plan. Per a few readings on my urine and blood tests (including a rising creatinine level) it appears that something is affecting my kidney function. It seems the wonderful Zometa®, which helps the body to rebuild bone, can become renal toxic. This is, ... Read on »
What Causes Elevated Creatinine Levels in Kidney Failure by Michelle smith Facebook Posted Thu 08 May 2014 9:05am  Creatinine can reaction the damaged of the kidneys.Do you want to know what causes evevated Creatinine level in  kidney failure? Creatinine is a waste metabolite produced by muscles after they have finished contracting. It is introduced into the blood and excreted into the urine by the kidneys. Elevated creatinine levels generally indicate ... Read on »
Pycnogenol pine bark extract counteracts kidney damage from hypertension by Dr. John Z. Medical Doctor Posted Fri 12 Mar 2010 12:00am Pycnogenol®, an antioxidant plant extract from the bark of the French maritime pine tree, counteracts kidney damage caused by hypertension, lowering urinary proteins and improving blood flow to the kidneys, according to a study published in the ... Read on »
Complications of Chronic Kidney Disease Occur Earlier in Children by Medline Plus Posted Mon 03 Oct 2011 11:14am In what may lead to a shift in treatment, the largest prospective study of children with chronic kidney disease (CKD) has confirmed some experts’ suspicions that complications occur early. The findings suggest the need for earlier, more aggressive management of blood pressure, anemia ... Read on »
How to Avoid Kidney Failure by ckdsite Posted Tue 27 Mar 2012 3:34am Kidney failure is the end step of varies kidney diseases and it occurs when kidneys lose most of their functions. Avoiding kidney failure in some ways means avoiding dialysis and kidney transplant, and this is because failed kidneys are incapable in filtering wastes out from our body. Well then, how to avoid kidney failure? Kidney failure ... Read on »