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Hypertension and Kidney Failure by julius Patient Expert Posted Mon 16 Nov 2009 10:02pm Hypertension or high blood pressure runs in our family. Several of my relatives either died of a heart attack or stroke caused by hypertension that’s been left untreated. I had hypertension as early as my high school days, although I am completely unaware of it. It was just brought up to my attention six years ago, when I was first diagnosed wi ... Read on »
February 22, 2011 by Michael B. Posted Tue 22 Feb 2011 4:16pm As I have been writing, I have been hearing from others around the world about how kidney disease has affected them or their family members.  I have to be honest, I think I have been ignorant, or at the very least naïve, about the many causes of kidney disease. As you know, my kidney disease and the need for a transplant is a direct result of ... Read on »
Chronic kidney disease by Kel H. Patient Expert Posted Wed 08 Oct 2008 12:12am (Today another guest post by Dr Andrew Weissenberger. Read more about Dr Weissenberger here ) Chronic kidney disease (CKD), commonly also known as chronic renal disease, is a progressive, and generally permanent, loss of kidney function over a period of months or years. If a permanent loss of more the one-third of kidney function oc ... Read on »
Modulation of Collagen Gene Expression: Its Relation to Fibrosis in Systemic Sclerosis and Other Disorders by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:56pm Fibrosis is the pathologic hallmark of many common diseases. Much information has recently emerged about the cellular and biochemical events that result in its development and progression. It is now known that in affected tissues, chronic inflammation generally precedes fibrosis and that inflammatory cell-derived cytokines are crucial mediators ... Read on »
Lymphedema Treatment in St Petersburg Lymphatic Therapy for the treatment of lymphedema, chronic swelling, post surgical swellin by Melissa G. Patient ExpertComplimentary & Alternative Medicine Posted Mon 05 Dec 2011 12:37pm We are specialized health care providers offering lymphedema treatment in the Tampa Bay, St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, Dunedin, Brandon, Bradenton and Sarasota. We service 4 counties: Pinellas, Hillsborough, Manatee and Pasco. We are a private lymphatic therapy practice specializing in the treatment of lymphedema, chronic sw ... Read on »
A simple summary of glomerulonephritis by pathologystudent Posted Tue 29 Jan 2013 2:38pm I’ve had a lot of emails about glomerulonephritis lately. Most people seem to want help simplifying the mechanisms and types of glomerular diseases (this section in Robbins is looooong). So that’s what this post is about: a short (well, sort of), simplified explanation of glomerular diseases. Before we launch into the different kind ... Read on »
Chronic Lyme...Treatment, or No Treatment? by NatashaCall Patient ExpertFacebook Posted Sun 12 Dec 2010 2:41pm Information for those with Lyme or who know someone who has it... "Chronic Lyme Disease: How Often Is It Diagnosed and Treated? ScienceDaily (Sep. 7, 2010) — The existence of chronic Lyme disease is... You want to read this! Amazing. Surprising. Contraversial. Read on »
Scleroderma with crescentic glomerulonephritis: a case report (By Arunachalam Ramaswami and Colleague) by Jan Posted Fri 11 Sep 2009 4:58pm Introduction Systemic sclerosis or scleroderma is an autoimmune rheumatic disease characterized by organ-based fibrosis. Renal involvement in scleroderma occurs mainly in the form of scleroderma renal crisis, affecting 5 to 10% of patients. It remains one of the most important and immediately life-threatening complications of scleroderma, but ... Read on »
Glomerulonephritis: The Musical by Stacy Without An E .. Patient Expert Posted Fri 12 Mar 2010 9:21am As the final guests envelope their seats, they have no idea they are about to bare witness to something extraordinary, finite and beautiful. Whether you believe the theater to be nostalgic or classic, it doesn't matter. It dates back to an earlier time, when stage performances were fully appreciated. But for now, the lights have dimmed and ... Read on »
IgA Nephropathy versus Post-Strep Glomerulonephritis by Matt S. Posted Sun 26 Oct 2008 12:00am IgA Nephropathy & Post-Strep Glomerulonephritis (PSGN) are both relatively common causes of glomerulonephritis which can both be associated with upper respiratory infections. How can you tell them apart? One of the most important distinctions can be made in taking a good history: In PSGN, glomerulonephritis typically does not set in until ... Read on »