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Kidney Disease

Kidney Disease Awareness: Don’t Forget The Beans

Kidney disease awareness month happens every March, however, among other organs, it gets overlooked and disrespected.  I’m here to stand up for an underdog.  The kidneys.   The heart is an organ that gets so much love. Everybody knows about the Heart Walk and the American Heart Association. And some marketing genius even came up with a…

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Chronic Kidney Disease or CKD

Chronic Kidney Disease, or CKD, occurs when the kidneys are no longer functioning properly. The kidneys are responsible for filtering the blood to get rid of excess toxins, salt, and water. When the kidneys are not functioning properly, that is when patients develop Chronic Kidney Disease. Diabetes and high blood pressure are very common causes…

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