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Q & A: Asylum seekers who need dialysis by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Tue 18 May 2010 12:00am Two simple tests of kidney function and damage predict total and cardiovascular mortality risk in a wide range of populations according to a systematic analysis of 21 studies including more than 1.2 million participants in Europe, USA, Australia and Asia. One measure estimates the kidneys’ filtration function (the eGFR) using a blood test and th ... Read on »
6 month follow up by GabriellasHeart Posted Wed 24 Nov 2010 6:24pm We just got back from a 5 day trip to Loma Linda for Gabriella's 6 month follow up appointments. We were in Arizona 52 days before returning, and it felt like forever, until I pulled up to Redlands, California and felt like we never left. I truly love it there... Everything looks great with Gabriella! She had kidney function testing, in w ... Read on »
How to Improve Kidney Function in Kidney Cyst by Pkd Z. Facebook Posted Mon 27 Jan 2014 1:58am People diagnosed with kidney cyst may suffer from a series of discomforts like hypertension, back pain, blood in urine, which has close connection with low kidney function. Well, what can they do to improve kidney function?  Read on »
PKD: How to Prevent Kidney Failure with 25% Kidney Function by Pkd Z. Facebook Posted Mon 06 Jan 2014 8:05am   It is said that polycystic kidney disease(PKD) is the number four cause of kidney failure. It will be more difficult to deal with if the disease develops into kidney failure. How to prevent kidney failure with 25% kidney function? Read on »
Beacon Communities Leverage Health IT to Improve Diabetes Care by Juno Medical Doctor Posted Sat 27 Nov 2010 10:54am In the month of November, many Beacon Communities across the country are marking American Diabetes Month by continuing to develop new health IT strategies that can help patients and doctors better prevent and manage the disease. Improving diabetes care using every tool available, including health IT, is as important as ever. Approximately ... Read on »
Tight Sugar Control Might Not Help Kidney Function by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven Posted Wed 30 May 2012 3:00am Another one bites the dust Another one bites the dust And another one gone and another one gone Another one bites the dust, eh Hey, I'm gonna get you too Another one bites the dust - Queen, 1980 Back in the day, we would generalize from a study based upon a specific population and apply those findings to the po ... Read on »
Kidney function improved by exercise by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 3:32pm We already know that exercise helps to prevent heart attacks, strokes, diabetes, obesity and certain cancers, and may extend life span. Now a report from Italy shows that exercise may also help to prevent kidney damage that occurs with aging ( Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine , May 2008). Doctors measure kidney function by calculati ... 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 »
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 »