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2012-03-07 00:30:00

This Month is National Kidney month. If a user has high blood pressure, diabetes or a family history of kidney disease, that person can be at a high risk for chronic kidney disease (CKD).

2012-03-05 06:12:42

Weight-loss surgery is now proving to be safe for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients who are obese.

2012-03-02 12:31:07

Blood and urine markers can indicate which patients with an abrupt kidney injury following heart surgery will experience progressive kidney problems.

2012-03-02 12:29:48

Weight-loss surgery is safe for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients who are obese.

2012-02-17 11:03:43

Laboratory-based treatment reminders meant to improve physicians' prescribing habits for patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may not be effective.

2012-02-17 11:02:20

Being educated about your health and your treatment options is a good thing.

2012-02-02 23:15:19

An upward revision of the blood pressure numbers used to identify risk of end-stage renal disease (ESRD) might actually help doctors provide better care for their patients.

2012-01-20 10:44:03

Levels of certain blood proteins indicate which diabetes patients will likely develop life-threatening kidney problems in the future.

2012-01-20 10:42:41

Bleeding in the upper gastrointestinal (GI) tract causes serious health problems—and even early deaths—for many patients with kidney failure.


Word of the Day
marcescent
  • Withering but not falling off, as a blossom that persists on a twig after flowering.
The word 'marcescent' comes from a Latin word meaning 'to wither'.
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