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Kidney Damage

How Long Will You Live? Pee in a Cup to Find Out

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 06.10.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

While protein in the urine has long been an indicator of kidney damage, this recent study, examining men and women between the ages of 30 and 85, for the first time showed a link between mild and heavy amounts of protein in the urine and shorter life spans.

5 Surprising Ways You Could Be Damaging Your Kidneys

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 05.28.2013 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

While some habits are commonly accepted as unhealthy, there are other everyday behaviors that don't seem harmful but in actuality may be damaging your body. Could you be harming your kidneys without realizing it?

Kidney Disease: To Screen or Not to Screen? That Is the Question

Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP | Posted 07.24.2012 | Healthy Living
Leslie Spry, M.D., FACP

Yes, there are many significant benefits of screening and early detection of kidney disease, but no, not everyone should be or needs to be screened.

FDA May Tighten Rules On Omniscan, A GE MRI Drug

BusinessWeek / ProPublica | Jeff Gerth | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is weighing further regulation of three drugs used to create high-contrast images on MRI scans, based on a new a...

Diets High In Sodium And Artificially Sweetened Soda Linked To Kidney Function Decline

medicalnewstoday.com | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Individuals who consume a diet high in sodium or artificially sweetened drinks are more likely to experience a decline in kidney function, according t...