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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 »
Lupus Foundation of America Observes March as National Kidney Month by Duane P. Patient Expert Posted Sun 24 Aug 2008 9:51pm It is estimated that as many as 40 percent of all people with the autoimmune disease lupus, and as many as two-thirds of all children with lupus, will develop kidney complications that require medical evaluation and treatment. Because there are so few symptoms of kidney disease, significant damage to the kidneys can occur before a person is actua ... Read on »
Mixed Connective Tissue Disease (MCTD by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:57pm Synonyms Connective Tissue Disease MCTD Disorder Subdivisions None Related Disorders List Information on the following diseases can be found in the Related Disorders section of this report: Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) Scleroderma Polymyositis Rheumatoid arthritis. General Discussion Mixed connective tis ... Read on »
March was Kidney Disease Month by Riva G. Patient Expert Posted Thu 31 Mar 2011 8:56am It doesn't matter that it's almost over, what matters is that you know something about kidney disease because poorly controlled diabetes is a major contributor.  Chronic kidney disease is a diabetes complication that usually takes 10 or more years to develop, and if your blood sugar and blood pressure are not well managed, you're at r ... Read on »
WORKING TOWARD THE HEALTHY CAT by Helpful Buckeye Doctor of Veterinary MedicineHealth Maven Posted Sun 15 Apr 2012 12:00am OK, even though this whole issue of Questions On Dogs and Cats is devoted to cats, what does this breed of dog have to do with the lead news story of April 15, 2012?  The lead news story of April 15, 2012 is about the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic (April 15, 1912) and the dog in question is a...Pomeranian.  According ... 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 »
FDA Drug Safety Communication: New warnings for using gadolinium-based contrast agents in patients with kidney dysfunction by FDA Posted Thu 09 Sep 2010 9:56am Safety Announcement Additional Information for Patients Additional Information for Healthcare Professionals Data Summary Approved Gadolinium Based Contrast Agents Safety Announcement [09-09-2010] The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is requiring changes in the drug label for gadolinium-ba ... Read on »
August 3, 2011 by Michael B. Posted Wed 03 Aug 2011 5:06pm As I was in sort of a reflective mood after I wrote the last posting, something caught my eye as I got up from my desk.  It was a medal Tommy received after he finished this year’s Boston Marathon back in April (see picture below).  Tommy's 2011 Boston Marathon Medal Tommy gave it to me after he came home from the m ... Read on »
Genetics Home Reference: Graves disease by Posted Tue 23 Jul 2013 10:28am On this page: Description Genetic changes Inheritance Diagnosis Additional information Other names Glossary definitions Reviewed July 2013 What is Graves disease? Graves disease is a condition that affects the funct ... Read on »
FDA: Byetta Label Revised to Include Safety Information on Possible Kidney Problems by Health: Hearsay & Headlines Posted Mon 02 Nov 2009 10:02pm The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today acted on new safety information about possible kidney function problems, including kidney failure, in patients taking Byetta (exenatide), a drug used to treat Type 2 diabetes. From April 2005 through October 2008, the FDA received 78 reports of problems with kidney function in patients using Byetta. ... Read on »