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April Research and News

April 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 April Research and News. The root cause of IgA nephropathy IgA nephropathy is a kidney disease that is defined by the pathologic appearance…

Itching in kidney disease

Root Causes of Itching in Kidney Disease

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…

January Research and News

January Research and News

Happy New Year! 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 January edition of InKidney Research and News. 3 years of lifestyle interventions improved exercise capacity and decreased the losses in…

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 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…

September Research and News

September 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 September Research and News.   Knowledge Does Not Correspond to Adherence to Renal Diet Restrictions in Patients With Chronic Kidney…

sleep and kidney health

Five Simple Steps to Improve Sleep For Kidney Health

Sleep disorders are very common in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). They have been associated with increased risk for diabetes, high blood pressure and heart disease. They have also been associated with faster progression of CKD. In this blog, we will discuss five simple steps to help you improve your sleep for better kidney health.

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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…

Pictures of kidney stones with the gut in the background depicting the relationship between microbiome and kidney stone

The Microbiome and Kidney Stone Formation

This blog is part of a series discussing our integrative approach to kidney stone prevention and management. In this blog we will focus on the microbiome and kidney stone formation. Kidney stone formation (urolithiasis) is a complex disease influenced by multiple factors including diet, genetics, and environment. They are painful, inconvenient, and when left untreated,…