Kidney Health Blog

Examining a new study about relationship between excess weight and kidney illness. Please read on to learn 4 useful tips on weight management as a strategy for preventing kidney illness or, if already suffering for it, for improving your condition. (more…)

Dr. Jenna Henderson is back, sharing her knowledge about eGFR values and their significance in kidney illness. To hold onto kidney function, many kidney patients adopt a diet of moderate to low protein. (more…)

Handy tips for kidney illness! Based on his research, please read what he has to say about “star fruit” and why it should be avoided. Anyone with kidney illness, following the appropriate diet, must avoid the fruit known as “star fruit”Editor’s note:  , or carambola. (more…)

A new study about the relationship between Serious Kidney Illness and musculoskeletal pain. Advice about controlling the levels of uric acid, phosphorus and calcium is provided.  (more…)

It’s a decision every kidney patient dreads, but for many of us despite our best efforts, we may need to go on dialysis.  It’s a decision no one wants to make, but sometimes it’s necessary and we’re grateful that the technology is there to prolong our lives.  But now we’re faced with another decision—hemodialysis or peritoneal? (more…)

Examining a new study about the relationship between Serious Kidney Illness and musculoskeletal pain. Advice about controlling the levels of uric acid, phosphorus and calcium is provided. Over 26 million in the United States have some form of Serious Kidney Illness, a progressive loss of kidney function that half the time is caused by high blood pressure or diabetes. (more…)