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Obesity, Diabetes and Organ Failure by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Mon 27 Apr 2009 11:42pm Each year thousands of people die because of a lack of organs for transplantation.   Current efforts to increase the supply of organs are woefully inadequate.   The altruistic method (becoming a donor out of the goodness of ones heart) simply doesn’t work well enough.   Fewer than fifty percent of Americans are organ donors.   It does not loo ... Read on »
Obesity, Diabetes and Organ Failure by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Wed 04 Nov 2009 10:02pm Each year thousands of people die because of a lack of organs for transplantation.  Current efforts to increase the supply of organs are woefully inadequate.  The altruistic method (becoming a donor out of the goodness of ones heart) simply doesn’t work well enough.  Fewer than fifty percent of Americans are organ donors.  It does not look like ... 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 »
Transplanting kidneys from people who had kidney failure by Dave Undis Patient Expert Posted Wed 14 Oct 2009 10:02pm Kidneys recovered from deceased donors with acute kidney failure appear to work just as well as kidneys transplanted from deceased donors who do not develop kidney problems prior to organ donation, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center: "There is a critical shortage of donor organs and we are c ... Read on »
stem cell treatment for Kidney Failure,Without kidney Transplant. by tcmremedy Posted Fri 13 Jul 2012 3:44am First What are stem cells? Stem cells are primitive cells in human body and they have the potentials of self-renewing and differentiation. In right condition, they are able to differentiate into desired cells, tissues and even organs that body needs. Stem cells are applied to restore the impaired tissues and organs in body based on the a ... Read on »
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 »
Anemia in Kidney Failure and Dialysis Patients by julius Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm Most of us already know that our kidneys filter the waste from the food we eat. But few are aware that waste filtration is only one of the numerous jobs our kidneys perform in our body. It also produces hormones that regulates blood pressure , among other things. But do you know that the kidneys are also responsible for our body’s production of ... Read on »
Transplanting kidneys from people who had kidney failure by Dave Undis Patient Expert Posted Fri 02 Oct 2009 12:00am Kidneys recovered from deceased donors with acute kidney failure appear to work just as well as kidneys transplanted from deceased donors who do not develop kidney problems prior to organ donation, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center: "There is a critical shortage of donor organs and we are ... Read on »
Quantity vs. Quality of Life by Linda MacDonald Glenn Healthy Living ProfessionalHealth Maven Posted Tue 26 Aug 2008 3:14pm Reading the article The Artificial Heart: Not Just a Pump in Scientific American raised the issue of quality of life vs. quantity of life. I knew that in the early 1980s an artificial heart, the Jarvik-7, had been successfully implanted into a man who would have died without the device beause of his own failing heart. What I hadn't realize ... Read on »
Caring For A Patient With Kidney Failure by Shelly V. Facebook Posted Fri 17 Feb 2012 6:17am by Shelly Verma, ContributingWriter When it was first diagnosed, I found it very difficult to accept the fact that my father had kidney failure. After his bypass surgery, he suffered from a UTI (Urinary Tract Infection) for more than a year. We did not realize that this was the beginning of the end of his kidneys. He would have trouble whe ... Read on »