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Environmental Pollution and Kidney Disease

The burden of disease and death attributable to environmental pollution is becoming a public health challenge worldwide, especially in developing countries. The kidney is vulnerable to environmental pollutants because most environmental toxins are concentrated by the kidney during filtration. 642 more words

Nephrology And Therapeutics

Track 6: Kidney stones

Kidney stones (renal lithiasis, nephrolithiasis) are hard deposits made of minerals and salts that form inside your kidneys.Kidney stones have many causes and can affect any part of your urinary tract — from your kidneys to your bladder. 487 more words

Nephrology And Therapeutics

Trump Fails Melania Again and Again

Forget the allegations of being unfaithful.  Maybe Melania knew when she married The Donald that he would be unfaithful!  Maybe Melania knew when she was photographed with Donald and Playboy bunnies, that chances were good that he was sleeping with at least one of them. 737 more words

Stay away from uremia, these four things can't be ignored-advice from a 45-year-old patient with renal failure

When I checked up five years ago, I checked out some of my body’s abnormalities, and after reexamination, I was diagnosed with chronic renal failure by my doctor. 573 more words

Health

Ya'll gotta see this...

Here are two photos.  One, taken in 2013 when I was in a wheelchair being pushed around the US Capitol, obese, ready to get off the exit on the Highway of Life. 51 more words

Dialysis

Finally, progress...

After many moons, I have an evaluation scheduled!

As I wrote before, I live in New Mexico while my intended recipient lives in Michigan. The U of M clinic was attempting to work out a deal with a clinic local to me so I could do my evaluation here, but apparently the clinic they contacted just never responded. 1,013 more words

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