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Kidney Disease — A Quiet, Sneaky Epidemic. Are You At Risk? by Bob Aronson Patient Expert you can take  Our kidneys are designed such that their filtration capacity naturally declines after the age of 30-40 years... of blood is a key function that your kidneys perform. When the process of filtration is done, extra amount...
Introduction To Kidney Disease by Vicky .. Patient Expert clean out a person's kidney with special instruments? Get in all the nooks and crannies so that the kidney will work"? Well, I wish it was that simple. Kidneys that are failing have scars...
Impaired kidney function raises ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Impaired kidney function raises risk of heart problems in the elderly 21 jan 2009--A study... kidneys are at greater risk of cardiovascular disease, such as heart failure and stroke, and other causes...
Don't Just Sit There, Do Something! Part 12 Chronic Kidney Disease by Alvin B. Lin Medical DoctorHealth Maven affects our health.  But what about our kidneys?  We know that our renal function declines w/age.  We know that certain medications are bad for our kidneys, eg NSAIDs. Well, in a cross-sectional analysis...
Ask The Kidney Donor by Tom S. Patient Expert power (the "glomerular filtration rate") to match the power of two kidneys. In short, you'll...I’ve been answering a lot of email questions lately from prospective kidney donors trying to decide...
Kidney function improved by exercise by Dr. Gabe M. Medical Doctor to prevent kidney damage that occurs with aging ( Clinical Journal of Sport Medicine , May 2008). Doctors measure kidney function by calculating the ability of the kidneys to rid the body of a breakdown...
Anemia in Kidney Failure and Dialysis Patients by julius Patient Expert 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...
Impaired Kidney Function Linked ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Impaired Kidney Function Linked to Mortality in Elderly Statins benefit high-risk patients with impaired function 25 jan 2009-- Impaired kidney function is associated with a higher risk of death...
Chronic Kidney Disease Predicts ... by Dr. Rubens D. Medical Doctor Chronic Kidney Disease Predicts Risk for Thromboembolism in Patients with Afib Chronic kidney... healthcare system on some 11,000 adults with nonvalvular afib and no previous kidney transplant...
Lungs, Kidneys, Oxygen: an orchestrated response by Dr. Gemzel H. Medical Doctor to facilitate gas exchange: CO2 released and oxygen caught from air. Kidneys filtrate the blood to clear... Receiving all circulating blood Lungs and Kidneys work in an orchestrated manner to maintain...

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Diagnosis ... our doctor may use a blood test called the estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR). The Glomerular Filtrat ... » Read on
Treatment ... om their blood. One blood test, called the estimated Glomerular Filtration Rate (eGFR), measures how many milliliters (ml) of wa ... » Read on