Category Archives: Kidney Disease

Weight Loss Can Reduce The Risk Of Kidney Disease

With kidney disease one of the most devastating complications of type 2 diabetes – and a risk for about 35 percent of those with the disease – a new study suggests that losing weight can help significantly lower the risk of nephropathy in overweight or obese adults with type 2. In fact, according to a … Continue reading Weight Loss Can Reduce The Risk Of Kidney Disease

AskNadia: Type 2 Diabetes With a Lot of Urinary Tract Infections

Dear Nadia: I am a type 2 who was diagnosed 10 years ago. I have a lot of urinary tract infections and they are painful. Any advice on why this keeps happening? Margaret Dear Margaret: One of the most dramatic symptoms of diabetes is the need to urinate frequently. This is because the body is … Continue reading AskNadia: Type 2 Diabetes With a Lot of Urinary Tract Infections

AskNadia: Prilosec and Kidney Disease

Dear Nadia, Does the medication Prilosec cause Kidney failure? Jim E Tennessee Dear Jim, Prilosec is prescribed to individuals who experience frequent acid build up in their stomach; where food or liquid in the stomach cause discomfort in the digestive tract. The increased production of acid in the stomach causes indigestion, heartburn, belching bloating and … Continue reading AskNadia: Prilosec and Kidney Disease

Beware of Illegally Sold Diabetes Treatments

As the number of people diagnosed with diabetes continues to grow, illegally sold products promising to prevent, treat, and even cure diabetes are flooding the marketplace. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is advising consumers not to use such products. They may contain harmful ingredients or may be otherwise unsafe, or may improperly be marketed … Continue reading Beware of Illegally Sold Diabetes Treatments

Fruits, Proteins Can Help Thwart Kidney Disease

For those living with type 2 diabetes, kidney disease is unfortunately one of the associated risks. But according to a new study, eating a diet rich in fruits and complete protein can go a long way toward preventing it, further emphasizing the important role diet plays in keeping diabetes symptoms under control. High blood sugar … Continue reading Fruits, Proteins Can Help Thwart Kidney Disease

10 Warning Signs of Kidney Disease

Last week was Kidney Disease Awareness and Education Week. Kidney disease is considered a “quiet disease,” and many people don’t recognize its early warning signs. We thought we’d publish a quick list of its symptoms to help you manage your own health and know what to look for in your loved ones.   10 Symptoms of … Continue reading 10 Warning Signs of Kidney Disease

Type 1& Type 2 Diabetes: Allied Against Kidney Disease On World Kidney Day

BRUSSELS – 1 February 2007. Globally more than 500 million individuals, or about one adult in ten, have some form of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Approximately 1.5 million people must be kept alive with dialysis, and wait up to seven years for a transplant – if one is available. Since CKD increases the risk of … Continue reading Type 1& Type 2 Diabetes: Allied Against Kidney Disease On World Kidney Day