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Nephropathy is a broad medical term used to denote disease or damage of the kidney, which can eventually result in kidney failure. The primary and most obvious functions of the kidney are to excrete any waste products and to regulate the water and acid-base balance of the body – therefore loss of kidney function is a potentially fatal condition.
Interim recommendations on low-carb diets

Interim recommendations on low-carb diets

More to MRSA infection than just exposure to antibiotics

More to MRSA infection than just exposure to antibiotics

First ever study in hemodialysis patients to show stable hemoglobin levels

First ever study in hemodialysis patients to show stable hemoglobin levels

Practical lifestyle tips that can ease living with prostate problems

Practical lifestyle tips that can ease living with prostate problems

New data supporting the use of Renagel in patients who are new to hemodialysis

New data supporting the use of Renagel in patients who are new to hemodialysis

Controversial theory about how diabetes causes extensive tissue damage

Controversial theory about how diabetes causes extensive tissue damage

Who should and who should not get a flu shot?

Who should and who should not get a flu shot?

Newly discovered gene could be a significant contributor to diabetes in Americans

Newly discovered gene could be a significant contributor to diabetes in Americans

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

Gene variations explain why people with type 2 diabetes are at much greater risk for coronary artery disease

New medication to prevent colon cancer

New medication to prevent colon cancer

One in four deaths among women with heart failure can be attributed to kidney problems

One in four deaths among women with heart failure can be attributed to kidney problems

Discovery of fundamental mechanism within cells that link obesity and type 2 diabetes

Discovery of fundamental mechanism within cells that link obesity and type 2 diabetes

Signaling pathway could be a valuable target for future drug therapies against systemic lupus erythematosus

Signaling pathway could be a valuable target for future drug therapies against systemic lupus erythematosus

Aspirin might well be considered the top utility player in the medicine cabinet

Aspirin might well be considered the top utility player in the medicine cabinet

Indiana health officials are appealing to health care providers to limit use of this year’s diminished supply of flu vaccine

Indiana health officials are appealing to health care providers to limit use of this year’s diminished supply of flu vaccine

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

Influenza is a contagious disease caused by an RNA virus of the orthomyxoviridae family

Studies confirm that chronic kidney disease independently increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease

Studies confirm that chronic kidney disease independently increases the risk of developing cardiovascular disease

Understanding how kidneys absorb protein from urine will help fight kidney disease in diabetics

Understanding how kidneys absorb protein from urine will help fight kidney disease in diabetics

Chronic kidney disease increases a person's risk of heart disease, stroke, or death

Chronic kidney disease increases a person's risk of heart disease, stroke, or death

Link between elevated blood sugar levels in diabetics and increased risk of life-threatening forms of cardiovascular disease

Link between elevated blood sugar levels in diabetics and increased risk of life-threatening forms of cardiovascular disease