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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…

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Diet and Lifestyle Modifications in PKD

– 2021 Update Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is the most common inherited kidney disease affecting one in 800 people. There have been several advances in our understanding of PKD since our last blog. In a previous blog, we discussed the genetics of PKD and how genetic variants translate into a disease. In this blog, we will…

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Lifestyle Modifications for Polycystic Kidney Disease

The phrase “our genes are not our destiny”, describes how nutrition and lifestyle factors can have a positive impact on genetic expression for certain diseases. This field of study is called epigenetics. Recently, researchers have found evidence that diet and lifestyle modifications can impact polycystic kidney disease (PKD).  What is Polycystic Kidney Disease? PKD is a…