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Chronic Kidney Disease

How the US Is Bullying El Salvador Into Using Monsanto's GMO Seeds

Jeff Ritterman, MD | Posted 08.21.2014 | Politics
Jeff Ritterman, MD

Our government is missing the chance to correct past mistakes and to partner with the Salvadoran people as they journey toward a just and peaceful society. The American people can do better.

This Is What Living With Chronic Illness Looks Like

Posted 01.25.2014 | Arts

Luna Coppola is a 32-year-old photojournalist who has been perpetually ill for the last decade. Diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease in 2004, she'd l...

Potential Medicare Cuts Impact Patients With Kidney Disease

Mike Spradley | Posted 01.25.2014 | Impact
Mike Spradley

One of the most basic rights we as Americans have is our voice to be heard. No matter where you are in America you should contact elected representatives to the House of Representatives and U.S. Senate. Tell them cuts to CDK and  ESRD  are unacceptable.

What Not to Do When You Get a New Diagnosis

Danea Horn | Posted 10.22.2013 | Healthy Living
Danea Horn

I found that when I put my energy toward healthy behaviors, I had less time and mental space for worry. I began to trust that things would work out well, even if that included a kidney transplant.

Millions Have Chronic Kidney Disease But Don't Know It, Study Finds

Posted 07.06.2013 | Healthy Living

By Amir Khan Millions of people in Canada are unaware that they have chronic kidney disease, even when it progresses into the later stages, acc...

Killing Fields: Agrochemicals and Kidney Disease

Asoka Bandarage | Posted 06.26.2013 | Green
Asoka Bandarage

Pesticide pollution is one of the most serious global environmental and health issues today. Consumer agitation has led to banning and restricting of some of the most dangerous pesticides and improving safety standards in the global North.

Doctors Are Missing Kidney Disease in Those Most at Risk

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 08.19.2012 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Many people don't realize that both diagnosed and undiagnosed diabetes can severely damage the kidneys. In fact, chronic kidney disease is one of the most common complications of diabetes.

The Kidneys: An Overlooked Organ

Deepak Chopra | Posted 01.08.2012 | Healthy Living
Deepak Chopra

The news that America is becoming an obese nation and the rise of diabetes and high blood pressure have been well-advertised. But there is a hidden danger that gets very little attention: chronic kidney disease.