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Aubrey’s Journey with HPP

Have you ever had the ultrasound tech stop what she was doing, and say she needed to go get the doctor? Well, I have. And it was one of the most heart wrenching things I have ever experienced. 957 more words


Calciphylaxis – What Do We Know?

Calciphylaxis is a rare and devastating disease, affecting mostly patients with end-stage kidney disease, but also affecting patients with preserved kidney function. Due to the low prevalence of the disease, high quality evidence for the evaluation and management of calciphylaxis is lacking. 849 more words


the KWH iPad Show #13 💜 my heartfelt plea for HPP

Hello & Welcome
to my 13th episode of the
KWH iPad Show!

Today’s feature is a petition in support of
more widespread awareness of the debilitating… 594 more words


Test Your Knowledge: CRS and the Role of Bone-Mineral Axis & Anemia

There has been longstanding recognition of the relationship between CKD and cardiovascular morbidity and mortality. More recently, the term “cardiorenal syndrome” has been used to describe the interplay between heart and kidney dysfunction. 343 more words


FGF-23 and Sudden Cardiac Death

Cardiovascular death and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are strongly linked, but there are few clear mechanisms that explain the reason for this association. Even in the early stages of CKD, … 407 more words


Ryan’s Story

We are all told to stay away from “Dr. Google”; however, in the case of our son’s diagnosis ofHypophosphatasia (HPP), we were glad that we did an internet search. 1,297 more words


Mei Mei’s Story

Not long ago, Becky Raguso and her husband adopted a little baby girl, Mei Mei, from China. When she was first adopted, doctors were worried that Mei Mei had a syndrome because of her club hands, club feet, and short stature. 510 more words