Chronic Kidney Disease 101

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What Your eGFR Tells You About Your Kidney Function

eGFR Test for Kidney FunctionGetting your estimated glomerular filtration rate (eGFR) is the simplest way for your doctor to find out how well your kidneys are working. This number represents

Chronic Kidney Disease 101: Lab Tests, Values Explained

Chronic Kidney Disease Lab TestsRegular testing is crucial in addressing chronic kidney disease (CKD) at an early stage. Immediate diagnosis and treatment can help preserve your kidney functions, keep them

CKD Basics: 7 Things to Do If You’ve Just Been Diagnosed

After CKD Diagnosis: What Now?Your kidneys may be as small as a computer mouse, but they play a huge role in maintaining your overall health.They keep your blood clean and

Ultimate Guide to Kidney Health Care in the Time of Coronavirus

Kidney Health and CoronavirusThe coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak is wreaking havoc across populations all over the world. Regardless of race or gender, the virus can make anyone gravely ill especially those

Vitamin D and Chronic Kidney Disease

The main function of Vitamin D is regulating calcium, magnesium, and phosphorus to make our bones and teeth strong.Scientific studies revealed that vitamin D is essential in preventing other physical

Learn How to Quit Smoking for Your Kidneys’ Sake

“Government warning: cigarette smoking is dangerous to your health.”Not a new thing to hear over the radio or the television. Smoking is bad. Smoking does kill. What people don't understand,

CKD Evolution: The Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease

The human body’s kidneys aren’t usually paid much attention to. Most people think that the only function of our “bean-shaped bags” is to filter the assortment of waste products and