Pioneering Kidney Transplant Procedure

From BBC News February 5, 2010 Doctors in the UK use cryofiltration to cleanse a patient’s blood of antibodies, paving the way for a successful kidney transplant from her sister. Kidney Transplant First for Sisters

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Protein Levels in Urine Help Predict Kidney Function

From Healing Well February 2, 2010 Researchers recommend tests to assess protein levels in the urine as well as standard serum creatinine tests to more accurately predict kidney function and risk of clinical outcomes including kidney failure and death. Protein Levels in Urine Help Predict Kidney Function

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Study Shows Diets High In Sodium And Artificially Sweetened Soda Linked To Kidney Function Decline

From Medical News Today November 2, 2009 In an 11 year study of 3000 women, researchers link diets high in sodium and soda to a decline in kidney function. Study Shows Diets High In Sodium And Artificially Sweetened Soda Linked To Kidney Function Decline

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Kidney Donors Have Normal Life Span, Study Finds

From Los Angeles Times January 29, 2009 A long-term study from University of Minnesota Medical School finds that kidney donors have normal life spans and fewer kidney problems than the general population, possibly because of careful health screening prior to donation. Kidney Donors Have a Normal Life Span, Study Finds

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Natalie Cole’s New Life

From AARP Magazine Nov. & Dec., 2009 Here’s a great article about Natalie Cole’s battle with Hepatitis C and kidney disease and the amazing circumstances surrounding her life-saving kidney transplant. Natalie Cole’s New Life

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Exercise Extends Life of Kidney Patients

From U.S. News & World Report/HealthDay October 8, 2009 A long-term study of more than 15,000 people has shown that kidney patients may be able to extend their lives through exercise. Exercise Extends Life of Kidney Patients

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