The Victoria Advocate
Josie's Joy brings awareness to renal failure
Irma Vasquez and her sisters were moved by their mother's fight with kidney failure and the long hours of dialysis she needed every morning beginning at 3 a.m. With a tear in her eye, Vasquez said, "Last year was really tough.
First Nations adults have more than double the risk of end-stage kidney disease
First Nations adults with diabetes have more than double the risk of end-stage kidney disease compared with non-First Nations adults, found a new study in CMAJ .
Kidney failure rates higher among First Nations diabetics; diabetes sets in sooner
A new study says First Nations adults who develop Type 2 diabetes do so more than a decade earlier than non-native people, and have double the risk of going on to develop kidney failure.
The kidneys can suffer from a lack of respect
Kidney disease either looms large in your life, or you're unaware. My medical education comes from drug ads during the network news and they don't mention kidney disease.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Newington woman discovers mother-in-law is perfect donor match
Kim Hislop, 32, suffers from renal failure and needs a new kidney to survive. In a matter of weeks, her mother-in-law will provide that kidney.
Sat Nov 30, 2013
Don't Poison Your Dog at Christmas
Ami, The Chicago Dog Coach says, "Don't be afraid to share your Christmas festivities with your dog, but make sure that you are aware of what foods and plants are toxic."
Tue Nov 26, 2013
Genetics contribute to increased risk for end-stage renal disease for ...
In the United States, African Americans have approximately twice the risk of end-stage renal disease compared to white Americans, despite a similar prevalence in earlier stages of chronic kidney disease.
Tue Nov 19, 2013
Sleep disturbances as nontraditional risk factors for development and ...
American journal of kidney diseases : the official journal of the National Kidney Foundation , Vol.
Mon Nov 18, 2013
Welfare controversy: Subject to the bedroom tax - even if the room is ...
Emily Dugan is social affairs correspondent for The Independent, i and Independent on Sunday, covering Sarah Cassidy's maternity leave.
Sun Nov 17, 2013
Glenwood Springs Post-Independent
What you should know about kidney disease in cats
Chances are if you have a cat or know someone with a cat, you have encountered feline kidney disease.
Sat Nov 16, 2013
Global renal gene expression profiling analysis in B2-kinin receptor null mice: impact of diabetes.
Diabetic nephropathy , the leading cause of end-stage renal failure, is clinically manifested by albuminuria and a progressive decline in glomerular filtration rate.
Fri Nov 15, 2013
Campbell's Soup, American Heart Association Accused Of Misleading Customers
They are easy to spot: items at the grocery store marketed with health claims. Although some can help shoppers make better choices, the "Heart Check" stamp of approval by the American Heart Association is accused of misleading customers.
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Satellite Healthcare to Partner with Nat'l Kidney Foundation to...
Satellite Healthcare, one of the nation's first and leading not-for-profit providers of kidney dialysis services and a major sponsor of kidney research, is proud to announce that it has partnered with the National Kidney Foundation to sponsor NKF's free Community Kidney Disease Symposium this Saturday, November 16th in Stockton, California.
Northern Daily Leader
Patients pedal - Cyclists kick treatment up a gear
About 11,000 Australians spent several hours last week hooked up to dialysis machines, restricted and confined to a comfortable chair until the complex process was complete, but UNE honours student Debra Carlson wants patients to make better use of that time.
Thu Nov 14, 2013
Filtration markers may have prognostic value independent of glomerular filtration rate.
Journal of the American Society of Nephrology : JASN , Vol. 23, No. 2. , pp. 351-359, doi:10.1681/asn.2011070663 Serum levels of creatinine, cystatin C, or I2 trace protein allow estimation of GFR, but whether these markers contribute additional prognostic information beyond that reflected in GFR is unknown.
Wed Nov 13, 2013
Associations of endogenous markers of kidney function with outcomes:...
PURPOSE OF REVIEW: As alternative markers of kidney function are investigated for clinical and research use, understanding their specific associations with outcomes, independent of glomerular filtration rate , becomes critical.
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Bedroom Tax debate: Labour MP's brother faces losing home...
Stephen Pound's brother is having his housing benefit cut because he has a spare bedroom that he uses as a kidney dialysis unit A shadow minister has told MPs how his brother, who has total kidney failure, faces losing his home of 20 years after being hit by the Bedroom Tax .
Medical News Today
Iron deficiency in kidney disease patients on dialysis treated with investigational drug
Doctors at the North Shore-LIJ Health System presented late-breaking data showing that an investigational drug Triferic is well tolerated and effective in treating iron deficiency in patients with chronic kidney disease undergoing dialysis.
Mon Nov 11, 2013
'We have bad genes': Father and all three of his children need kidney ...
Father Steve Lathrop, 66, was diagnosed with polycystic kidney disease when he was 33. PKD causes cysts to develop on the kidney lining which impede the organs function to filter toxins out of the body which can lead to kidney failure and death.