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What are the risk factors for a 79 year-old female?  Creatinine level is 1.9.  

The main risk factors for kidney disease are high blood pressure, diabetes, obesity, smoking, heart disease, age over 65, use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID’s) over a long course of time, and physical inactivity.   13 more words

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5 Places Where People Live the Longest and Healthiest Lives

Global life expectancy averages out to 71.4 years. That means, of course, that some parts of the world see much shorter life spans, while others… 449 more words

Is it true that animal protein has an adverse effect on kidneys whereas an equal amount of plant protein does not?

Animal protein and vegetable protein are very different proteins.  In diets, such as the DASH diet, there is an emphasis on eating more vegetable protein and less animal proteins.   137 more words

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