Daily Kidney News
For most Dialysis patients their two biggest day-to-day challenges are (1) abiding by their recommended Renal (Kidney) diet and (2) maintaining adequate fluid restrictions so they do not over drink and suffer fluid overload (too much fluid in the body). Learn more.
Did you know that approximately 30% of patients who are waiting for a Kidney Transplant are in fact highly unlikely to receive one because they are considered "sensitized," which means they have exceptionally high antibody levels? Learn more.
Daily Impact Meal: Twice Baked Butternut Squash
A delicious Diabetic and CKD recipe with patient friendly ingredient substitutes. Let us know what you think! Make this now!
It will soon be a New Year and if you are like most Chronic Kidney Disease patients or those on Dialysis you are looking forward to celebrating your past year and enjoying your time with Friends and Family. Learn more.
It is incredibly exciting to consider the likelihood of having an Implantable Artificial Kidney readily available for Transplantation in just 5 short years, wouldn't you agree? Learn more.
One of the biggest hesitations many otherwise willing Living Kidney Donors have is the concern of, "What happens if I need a Kidney in the future and I have already donated it to another person?" Learn more.
"For years, patients and physicians in the United States have been asking for a Food and Drug Administration (FDA)-cleared Home Nocturnal Hemodialysis option for the improved outcomes and quality of life the modality can deliver." Learn more.
The two above comments perfectly underscore two controversial schools of thought as it relates to the new Kidney Transplant Waiting List allocation system. Learn more.
To celebrate its 50th anniversary as a pioneering medical treatment center, the Northwest Kidney Centers opened their First Ever "Dialysis Museum" in 2012 with free admission. Learn more.
As you well know Nephrologists and Dietitians encourage Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients to maintain a Low Sodium diet. However, most patients will be surprised to learn that this does not mean simply abiding by a Low Salt diet. Learn more.
According to the website, About Health, "Immunocompromised individuals can sometimes be prone to more serious infections and/or complications than healthy people," which include End Stage Renal Disease, Dialysis and Diabetic patients. Learn more.
Nephrologist Dr. Emilio Poggio said, "600,000 are on Dialysis and 100,000 are on the waiting list for a Kidney Transplant." Learn more.
An unfortunate reality, however, is that it can be difficult for Dialysis patients as well as their loved ones who struggle to find gifts which best suite them. Learn more.