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A1c: What does it mean?

People with diabetes or at risk for diabetes often hear from healthcare professionals or their primary care physician about controlling their A1c, but what exactly is an A1c?

The Importance of a Good Blood Flow during hemodialysis.

Healthy kidneys clean the blood 24/7.  During each minute of every day, around one quart (1000ml) of blood passes through the kidney. Considering its small size, this is a huge amount of blood, much more than is received by any other organ in the body. The total blood volume of an adult is around 5-7 quarts, so it takes only minutes for one’s entire blood supply to pass through the kidney, and more and more of the body’s wastes are cleared from the blood.

Protein: Tips for People with Chronic Kidney Disease?

Patients with chronic kidney disease often hear the words from their dietician either decrease or increase your protein intake. Depending on what stage of chronic kidney disease they have. What exactly is protein, and why is it important for people with chronic kidney disease?

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD)

Chronic Kidney disease is characterized by the progressive loss in kidney function over a period of time....

STAGES OF CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE(CKD)

For Educational Purposes Only. The stages of Chronic Kidney Disease are measured by the eGFR (estimated Glomerular Filtration...

Insomnia And Chronic Kidney Disease – Dr. Jenna Henderson

The views expressed in this article are not necessarily those of The Hope or Kibow Biotech. In order...

Diabetes and CKD – They go hand in hand.

The information shared here is not meant as medical advice or as a diagnosis in any way. It’s...

Insomnia and Chronic Kidney Disease – Dr. Jenna Henderson

The views expressed in this article are not necessarily those of The Hope or Kibow Biotech. In...

Chronic Kidney disease (CKD)

For Educational Purposes Only. Chronic Kidney disease is characterized by the progressive loss in kidney function over...

Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease(CKD)

For Educational Purposes Only. The stages of Chronic Kidney Disease are measured by the eGFR (estimated Glomerular...