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The Answers to Most Post Transplant Questions by Bob Aronson Patient Expert Posted Tue 16 Jul 2013 8:42pm If you are a regular Bob’s NewHeart reader you know I have posted hundreds of articles on donation/transplantation issues and you might think that by now I, myself, would be a pretty good source of information.  Well, whenever I let myself think that, even for a second, I stumble across something new that reminds me that I am only a repor ... 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 »
My first "Annual" Kidney Exam by Nathan M. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 11:31pm Good evening everyone! I had my one-year post-transplant Glofil appointment on Tuesday. My score was 81. For those of you keeping track, I was 86.1 right after the transplant, 82 at the six-month mark. I asked the doctor (physician's assistant), and she said that the "normal" range for a post-transplant patient was between 40 and 60, ... 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 »
Acute Kidney Injury in Edinburgh by Dr. Donal O'Donoghue Patient Expert Posted Wed 21 Nov 2012 12:00am Q: The publication of the new Atlas of information about kidney services provided across the country clearly indicates that there is a huge variation in services patients receive, depending on where they live. This post-code lottery is both unfair and unacceptable. What can kidney patients and KPAs do to improve the provision in their area? ... 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 »
March 12th -- World Kidney Day by Deepika Posted Thu 14 May 2009 5:01pm Today, March 12th, is being celebrated as World Kidney Day. The kidneys -- each person has two of them located just in front of and on either side of the spinal column -- are very vital organs of the human body; nobody can survive without them. They are responsible for filtering out harmful and toxic waste materials from the body and disposin ... Read on »
How Young is Too Young for Pediatric-to-Adult Kidney Transplants? by Matt S. Posted Sat 26 Sep 2009 12:00am We all know that there is a drastic shortage of donor kidneys available: in the state of Massachusetts, for instance, the average time on the kidney transplant waiting list we're quoting to patients is about 5 years...which for many elderly patients just starting dialysis exceeds their anticipated life expectancy! One potential strategy t ... 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 »
Intensive Therapy Halves Kidney Disease in Type 1 Diabetes by Medline Plus Posted Mon 14 Nov 2011 6:17pm Controlling blood glucose early in the course of type 1 diabetes yields huge dividends, preserving kidney function for decades. The new finding from a study funded by the National Institutes of Health was published online in the New England Journal of Medicine Nov. 12 to coincide with p ... Read on »