Blood Work: Understanding BUN and Creatinineby
In order to determine kidney function, a blood test called the BUNCreatinine is performed. BUN... through the kidneys. By comparing the amount of BUN and creatinine, the doctor can determine whether kidney function...
Kidneydisease coupled with ...by
Dr. Rubens D.Kidneydisease coupled with heart disease common problem in elderly
Chronic kidney.... Shani Shastri, MD, Mark Sarnak, MD (Tufts Medical Center), and their colleagues examined kidney...
When to Suspect Lymeby
Dr. Virginia S.Kidney and Fibrocystic Breast Disease may be LD manifestations.
LD can cause an interstitial cystis...
The most useful diagnostic reference: the “Bible” of Lyme medical literature.
by John Bleiweiss...
This is my first blog post. The subject of my blog is going to be polycystic kidneydisease. I'm... old. I was first diagnosed with polycystic kidneydisease at age 20 while attending college...
evidence for disease activity should be sought before administering medications with significant adverse... in persons with Crohn disease These strictures are often inflamed and frequently resolve with medical...
Medications and Pregnancyby
* Accutane® (isotretinoin) for cystic acne
* Thalomid® (thalidomide) for a type of skin disease
OTC...) that is not treated may become a kidney infection. Kidney infections can cause preterm labor and low birth...
My first "Annual" Kidney Examby
. For a person with Chronic KidneyDisease, the kidney function is measured (or estimated) with a GFR (Glomerular... abnormalities or genetic traits point to kidneydisease.
Stage 2 is a GFR of 60 - 89: Mildly reduced kidney...