Saving A Life At First SwipeA dating app meant to be a matchmaker became a lifesaver for a Florida woman. She got a new kidney from an unlikely source all because a complete stranger swiped right on a popular dating app called Tinder.
Rapper Who Suffered Kidney Failure Uses Talents To Raise Awareness About ConditionA North Philadelphia-born rap artist known for hits with the likes of Jay-Z and Kanye West received a devastating diagnosis this fall-- his kidneys had failed. He's now using his talents to raise awareness about a disease that affects millions.
Many Advantages To A Low-Fat, Heart-Healthy DietThere are many advantages to a low-fat, heart-healthy diet: it is great for the heart and can help fight diabetes and in addition to that it can also ward off kidney disease.
Peripheral Artery DiseaseIt is estimated that 8 to 12 million people in the US have peripheral artery disease, yet most people are not even certain of what peripheral artery disease is.
Diabetic Diet May Benefit All Of UsThe biggest step to prevent kidney problems for diabetics is to maintain good control of the blood sugar, but much can be done with a good diet as well.
Temple Hospital Marks 'World Kidney Day' With Health Fair and AdviceOn World Kidney Day, awareness events were being held around the globe, including here in Philadelphia.
Nocturnal Dialysis Treatment Growing In PopularityIt's growing in popularity among those who suffer from kidney disease and require dialysis. Many people are seeking a center who will perform the required treatment at night, it's called nocturnal dialysis.
An Increase In Type 2 DiabetesThe rise in Type 2 diabetes is concerning because if it is not controlled it can cause long term damage of the blood vessels, the eyes and the kidneys.
Own Your DiabetesTrying to motivate people to take ownership of their diabetes and aggressively attack it to prevent long-term problems has become a major issue in medicine.
Camden, NJ Bishop Joseph Galante To Undergo Daily DialysisThe spiritual leader of 100,000 Catholics in South Jersey says he has chronic kidney disease and will soon begin dialysis treatments, but has no plans to step down from his post.