Recognizing National Kidney Month

Kidney disease is the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. About 31 million people in the country have chronic kidney disease. Also known as chronic kidney failure, chronic kidney disease is the term used to describe the gradual loss of kidney function. It usually occurs as a result of a condition that […]

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American Diabetes Month

November is American Diabetes Month. According to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), over 29 million people in the United States have diabetes. About Diabetes Diabetes is a condition that occurs when your blood glucose (also known as your blood sugar) is too high. The blood glucose is the body’s main source of energy […]

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What You Need to Know About Kidney Disease

According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 20 million people in the U.S. have kidney disease. Often, it’s secondary to another condition like diabetes or high blood pressure. While a diagnosis of kidney disease can be worrying, if detected in the early stages it can often be managed successfully. […]

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