Chronic Kidney Disease

Bill Cosby’s daughter, Ensa Cosby, died from a chronic kidney disease.
Valentin Fuster, MD, PhD Physician-in-Chief The Mount Sinai Hospital Director of Mount Sinai Heart New U.S. guidelines for
Our 30-foot-long gastrointestinal tract, more simply known as the “gut,” could have a major impact on more than just our
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African-Americans are more likely to develop, and die from, cardiovascular diseases.
This Thursday the House will vote on the Republican health care bill, or AHCA. While the bill is facing strong opposition
Health care spending in the United States has always been a hot topic. Nearly every administration has struggled with promises
Individuals with one kidney may have a slightly increased risk of developing high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease
Women are more likely than men to get kidney disease. But while already living with this potentially debilitating illness, women face additional physiological challenges related to their sex.
There are a number of factors which make a person more likely to develop prediabetes. If you identify with one of these, you should discuss your risk of developing diabetes and kidney disease with your doctor.
The most important treatment goals for lead-associated kidney disease is to eliminate the source of excess lead exposure and effectively treat the diabetes, high blood pressure and gout that may complicate the underlying kidney disease. Using agents to bind up lead from the body (chelation) is not commonly performed due to lack of studies that show this practice to be universally effective.