Kidney Disease

Controlling diabetes apart from blood sugar levels

When you have diabetes, there's a lot of emphasis on controlling your blood sugar levels. And just as important, you and the health-care team caring for you should pay attention to cardiovascular, kidney and visual health.

Apr 27, 2018
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Brains, eyes, testes: off-limits for transplants?

Since the world's first successful organ transplant in 1954—a kidney—the discipline has advanced to the point where a wounded soldier could have his penis and scrotum replaced in a groundbreaking operation last month.

Apr 28, 2018
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Doctors evaluate 4 popular trends in dieting

Thinking of trying that trendy diet your friends raved about on Instagram? Before you're ready to declare the latest celebrity fad the best diet plan, check the science first. While many diets promise quick weight loss, they ...

Apr 12, 2018
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Married couples share risk of developing diabetes

It can be a good idea to bring your spouse to a GP medical examination if you are obese. Because Danish researchers from the Departments of Public Health at the University of Copenhagen and Aarhus University have in a new ...

May 22, 2018
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Nephropathy refers to damage to or disease of the kidney. An older term for this is nephrosis.

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