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Movement is Life: Advice On How To Make Dialysis Less Tiresome

Joe Cosgrove has previously covered the topic of dialysis from all possible angles. In fact, one of the most important aspects of the things that surround this condition is the need for physical activity, for it has been proven that a dialysis lifestyle with limited or non-existent physical activity can worsen the condition and increase the risk of falling into severe depression, high blood pressure, lower and weaker immune function, heart disease and swelling in both feet and lungs. 735 more words


Scrambled Eggs

Scrambled eggs now make me cry. Thanks, dad.

You come to me at the strangest moments. Most of them involve food. You always ate so slowly which annoyed me when I was young. 542 more words

Daddy's Little Girl

The risk of kidney failure increases in men over 60 years

Men over 60 years of age with high blood pressure have a high risk of kidney disease, according to a study by the NSS, which warns that one in five will develop chronic kidney disease (CKD). 204 more words


PGY3 MR 8-21: TLS Syndrome and Hypocalcemia

Brian had his PGY3 MR this morning and took us through a case of an 80 y/o M with TLS complicated by profound  disturbances in calcium metabolism and renal failure. 107 more words

Morning Report

VA MR 8-24: Secondary FSGS

Allie walked us through a case of FSGS secondary to uncontrolled DM and heroin use. Some pearls are below!

  • Causes of Kussmaul’s sign include right ventricular infarction, severe right ventricular failure, restrictive cardiomyopathy, constrictive pericarditis, and tricuspid stenosis.
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What causes renal failure?

Approximately 10 % of the population is affected by kidney failure worldwide. Also, it is found that the kidney disease is a worldwide health crisis as there is high increase in the number of deaths due to kidney failure. 529 more words

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Case 82 - Update 3

Thanks for your continued contributions for this tricky case! We’ve got some new investigations results from what you have requested:

Peak anti-Xa levels on re-admission: 0.84. 86 more words