May Research And News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on Integrative approach…

January Research and News

January Research and News

Happy New Year! We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on the…

Magnesium Deficiency: Assessment and Management for Better Kidney Health

Magnesium Deficiency: Assessment and Management for Better Kidney Health

In part one of this article, “Magnesium and Kidneys,” I discussed the increased prevalence of…

Magnesium

Magnesium and kidneys

Magnesium (Mg) is one of the most important minerals in the body. It plays an essential role as a…

October Research and News

November Research and News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on the Integrative…

Vagus nerve is the longest nerve in the body and can affect heart rate variability and kidney function

Natural Treatments to Improve Chronic Kidney Disease: Vagus Nerve Stimulation

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is of growing world-wide concern. According to the Centers for Disease…

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September Research and News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on the Integrative…

Metformin

To Metformin or Not To Metformin in CKD

Is metformin bad for your kidneys? There’s a lot of misinformation and confusion regarding the…

Metformin

Metformin in Kidney Disease: Survey Reveals How Doctors Feel About Metformin and CKD

Approximately 1 in 3 adults with diabetes has chronic kidney disease (CKD). Metformin (Glucophage®)…

Couple jogging

June Research and News

The Role of Dietary Fiber Supplementation in Regulating Uremic Toxins in Patients With Chronic…

Stress and Kidney Health

Stress and kidney health

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is rapidly becoming a global health problem. The prevalence of CKD…

Glass of water

May Research and News

Sex-specific Associations of Sex Hormone Binding Globulin with CKD and Kidney Function: A…

Phosphorus

Dietary Phosphorus and Kidney Health

One of the most harmful nutrients to the kidney is phosphate.  Yet, the body needs phosphate for…

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FAQs About Genetic Testing for Kidney Disease

Genetic testing for patients with kidney disease can have a tremendous impact on their care. The…

Genetic testing

Genetic testing in kidney disease

Current evidence suggests that genetics play a role in the development of kidney disease. Common…

February Research and News

Modifiable Lifestyle Factors for Primary Prevention of CKD: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis…

The Brain And Implementing Lifestyle Changes

The Brain And Implementing Lifestyle Changes

Lifestyle modifications are crucial in our integrative approach to kidney health. They are one of…

Very Low Protein Diet for Kidney Health

Very Low Protein Diet for Kidney Health

High intake of animal protein has been associated with an accelerated decline in kidney function…