Over the years, labor-saving devices have taken much of the physical work out of doing everyday tasks (e.g., cars reduced the need to travel on foot).read more
Kidney Today from the American Kidney Fund brings you voices from the fight against kidney disease—patients, their loved ones, renal professionals and many others.
One of the many jobs your kidneys do is helping to keep your bones healthy. People with kidney disease often develop problems with their bones.read more
I wanted to use this week’s blog entry to talk about some of the different ways I have used to get through a dialysis visit, as well as different struggles we face. As you go into week 3 there are a few things that you will notice have changed.read more
As a transplant surgeon and director of the George Washington University Transplant Institute, I have a special interest is in trying to get as many patients as possible kidney transplants. Patients who receive kidney transplants live a much longer life and are generally much happier than patients who remain on dialysis.read more