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Kidney Disease

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Peripheral Artery Disease

It 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.

12/02/2013

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Diabetic Diet May Benefit All Of Us

The 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.

10/21/2013

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Temple Hospital Marks ‘World Kidney Day’ With Health Fair and Advice

On World Kidney Day, awareness events were being held around the globe, including here in Philadelphia.

03/14/2013

DaVita patients who choose nocturnal dialysis often do so because it can be less disruptive to their lives by allowing them to sleep during the night while they are undergoing treatment. (credit: DaVita Diaylsis Center)

Nocturnal Dialysis Treatment Growing In Popularity

It’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.

01/05/2012

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An Increase In Type 2 Diabetes

The 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.

01/04/2012

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Own Your Diabetes

Trying 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.

10/28/2011

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Camden, NJ Bishop Joseph Galante To Undergo Daily Dialysis

The 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.

09/29/2011

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