In this new category, we will post once a month practical tips and tricks for healthy living with kidney disease. Consider these as tools that you can modify according to your unique situation. These tools span across our principles of Integrative medicine approach for kidney disease, including genetics, environmental exposure, gut health, lifestyle and others….
Itching is a common symptom of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Also called uremic pruritus, this distressing condition is more common in CKD stages 4 and 5. It is associated with a poor quality of life, sleep problems, and even depression. It is essential to identify the root cause of itching in kidney disease patients so…
Genetic testing for patients with kidney disease can have a remarkable impact on their care. In this blog, we will focus on the clinical utility of genetic testing for kidney transplant evaluation.
Current evidence suggests that genetics play a role in the development of kidney disease. Common genetic disorders associated with kidney disease include polycystic kidney disease, Alport’s Syndrome and Fabry’s disease. In this blog, we will detail the benefits of broad-panel genetic testing in kidney disease management.