Tag Archives: kidney functional medicine

May Research and News

May Research And News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to the InKidney May Research and News. Colchicine for CKD!   In a multi-center, nested, case-control study in three Korean hospitals, patients with CKD stage 3 and 4 who…

Morning routine

How To Improve Kidney Function with a Morning Routine

Perhaps the most important factor to improve kidney health is the way you start the day. There are six steps in a morning routine that I believe can keep kidneys healthy and help slow the progression of early kidney disease. In this blog, I will discuss these six steps to kidney health. This routine should…

Magnesium deficiency

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 deficiency and addressed the question: “Can magnesium help kidney function?” Magnesium is the fourth most abundant mineral in the body. It is essential for many biological functions. As I discussed in part one, magnesium is also crucial for kidney…

magnesium and kidneys

Magnesium and kidneys

Magnesium (Mg) is one of the most important minerals in the body. It plays an essential role as a cofactor for more than 300 critical enzymatic reactions. Unfortunately, dietary magnesium intake in developed countries has decreased over the past decades due to the increased consumption of low-magnesium diets that include processed foods and produce cultivated…

October November Research and News

November Research and News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on the Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to the November edition of InKidney Research and News. Is phosphorus toxic to the kidneys? In this detailed study, researchers found that excessive intake of phosphate…

vitamin A in bone disease

Vitamin A in Bone Disease Associated with Chronic Kidney Disease

People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) commonly suffer from disorders of bone and mineral metabolism. Since nutritional imbalances are also common in CKD, it is likely one major contributing factor, among others. Optimizing vitamins and nutrients for bone health is therefore an important goal when managing people with CKD and bone disease.  The interaction between…

October research and news

October Research and News

We combed through multiple medical journals looking for the latest research on the Integrative approach to kidney health. We know your time is valuable so we curated and summarized these studies for you. Welcome to Inkidney October Research and News. Lifestyle modifications do indeed prevent CKD and delay its progression This study is coming from Japan. Researchers…

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June Research and News

The Role of Dietary Fiber Supplementation in Regulating Uremic Toxins in Patients With Chronic Kidney Disease: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials Gut-derived uremic toxins, including indoxyl sulfate (IS) and p-cresyl sulfate (PCS), are waste products that accumulate in the body due to decreased clearance by the failing kidneys. These accumulated uremic toxins are a…

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Clinical Utility of Genetic Testing for Kidney Transplant Evaluation

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.

August research and news

Implementing Lifestyle Modifications for Kidney Health

In this blog we discuss the challenges of adopting lifestyle modifications for kidney health and provide tips to help with successful implementation.