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March is national kidney month, blog, kidney disease research

National Kidney Month

The kidney’s filters remove harmful waste and excess fluids from the blood to be removed through the urine. Without that process, the body couldn’t maintain a stable chemical balance. The kidneys are instrumental in the body’s overall health. Illnesses that damage the kidneys are seldomly noticed until the later stages. Reducing risk and managing chronic …

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Kidney-friendly Thanksgiving tips, clinical research, kidney disease,

Tips for a Kidney-Friendly Thanksgiving

If you have kidney disease damage, it means your kidneys can’t filter the way they should. Those with this chronic disease are typically on diet restrictions, and many are getting dialysis too. It can be overwhelming to manage everything in a typical week, but it can seem impossible during the holidays. A kidney-friendly Thanksgiving is …

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Volunteering for a Clinical Trial Over 60

Clinical trials involve human volunteers to test the safety and effectiveness of new ways to prevent, treat, and detect different medical conditions. Without clinical trials and the volunteers that participate in them, these advancements would not be possible. In the U.S., older adults over the age of 65 make up approximately 12% of the population, …

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