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Nephrology

Please have a kidney check-up before starting a high-protein diet 1

Weight-gain and obesity are risk factors for various diseases and ailments including cancer. And for those with diabetes or hypertension (high blood pressure), losing weight is an important part of

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Difference between Kidney stones and Gall-bladder stones 0

The kidney is an important organ in the human body. It filters waste and toxic matter from the blood and converts that into urine. The Gall-bladder is an organ that

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Difference between Hemodialysis and Peritoneal Dialysis 0

What is Dialysis? The kidneys are one of the major organs in the human body and perform multiple functions. They help remove waste products generated in the body through diet

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High Protein Diets: Keep Your Kidneys Happy and Healthy 0

With all the buzz about following a healthy diet to keep up with the demands of the body, we are conscious about what we eat and how much we eat,

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The Pros and Cons of Renal Transplantation 0

The Kidneys are one of the most vital organs of the body. They filter out and eliminate waste and toxins from the blood in the form of urine. They also

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The Link between Diabetes and Kidney Diseases 1

Diabetes mellitus, usually just known as diabetes, is a disease where the body is unable to either produce adequate amount of insulin or use the insulin that is produced. Insulin

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Diet of a Kidney Disease Patient 1

Kidney disease, commonly referred to as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), is a health condition where the kidneys stop functioning the way they should. When the kidneys get damaged over a

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Know the Signs of Kidney Failure 0

The kidneys are one of the most vital organs of the body. This pair of organs located above the waist and at the back of the body has 3 primary

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Dialysis: Is it the End of Life? 1

Introduction: Dialysis is a way of removing toxic substances which accumulate in the body when one’s kidneys do not function. Dialysis also removes certain drugs and chemicals which are ingested

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Did you know that Uric Acid Count and Joint Pain are connected? 1

What is Uric Acid? When chemicals called purines break down and are dissolved in the blood, it forms uric acid. It occurs as a byproduct of protein digestions and is

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