Kidney

What is Diabetic Nephropathy?

The organs and tissues in the human body are connected in many ways. In fact, conditions that affect one part of the body can actually be the cause or risk…

Kidney Stones: What are They and How are They Treated?

The kidneys help our body filter and remove the waste it no longer needs. When the kidneys aren’t functioning properly, that waste can build up. These buildups lead to different…

What Causes Kidney Disease?

The kidneys are in charge of eliminating waste from our bodies. This waste removal is a process the body needs every single day to prevent harmful waste from damaging other…

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What You Need to Know About Kidney Transplants

The kidneys are vital organs in the body responsible for filtering out waste and preventing many infections and basic diseases in the body, and this is a function that the…

Nephrology - Kidney Location & Structure

Kidney Location & Structure

There are few organs in the body as important as the kidneys, which are responsible for filtering all the waste our body doesn’t need. The kidneys are one of the…

Kidney

The Facts About Kidney Disease

Are you concerned about your kidney function? Talk with your primary care physician about seeing a nephrology specialist. Contact us Subscribe Today! Success! First Name Last Name Email Subscribe Subscribe to our…

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How Food Impacts Your Kidneys

As some of the body’s primary waste removal vehicles, the kidneys are vital to basic health. They filter our blood nonstop, removing harmful toxins and excess in the form of…

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3 Functions of Your Kidneys You Might Not Know

Your kidneys are the superheroes of the human body, filtering 120 to 150 quarts of blood each day to remove toxins, but did you know that they perform other vital functions…

Protein in the Urine: Causes, Signs & Treatment

Protein in the Urine: Causes, Signs & Treatment

Protein is great stuff. It helps us build muscle, bone, cartilage and blood. A protein-rich meal makes you feel fuller, longer. But, when excess protein is showing up in your…

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4 Benefits of Knee Surgery

More than one-third of people in the United States have knee pain, according to the American Osteopathic Association, and almost 60 percent of people say they would not tell their…