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Will they ever stop growing?

Do cysts continue to grow even after reaching end stage kidney failure?

This post was prompted by a question on a PKD Facebook page.  Now, anecdotal evidence is often really useful, but after several responses warned that cysts continue to grow FOREVER, I began to wonder if there was any evidence that would pass scientific muster, one way or the other. 726 more words


Rheumatoid Arthritis Definition, Etiology, and Pathophysiology

Dear followers, we’d like to invite you to check our blog for the coming few days; we’ll post about Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) and how to study it as one unit through our map. 285 more words

Bone And Joints Diseases

God's Blessings Through Somatosensory Modalities

It is finals week, and as such, I have been completely ABSORBED in my books. Each time I open my pathophysiology book in particular, I am repeatedly reminded of how incredible God really is. 404 more words


Week 20: One class done!

This past week wasn’t very eventful. We only had a quiz and a final exam this week (and they were both in pathophysiology), so I felt like I had a free minute to just relax. 117 more words

Pa School

Diabetes Mellitus Concept Map

Diabetes Mellitus Concept Map Order the full map


The map starts with Diabetes Mellitus (DM) definition which is a syndrome that is caused by absolute or relative lack of insulin, resistance to the action of insulin, or both.  922 more words

Mind Map

It's going to be a great week

Sunday night and I am giving up. It’s the end of a long weekend (four days total) and I have done nothing but study – and it has made me quite the bitter little student! 458 more words