Ask the Doctor
Questions about kidney disease? Risk factors? Signs and symptoms? Are you concerned about yourself, a friend or family member? Ask Dr. Spry.
|High Blood Pressure? 5 Foods to Avoid
High blood pressure is the second leading cause of kidney disease and also places you at increased risk for developing a heart attack or stroke. Avoid these 5 foods to control your blood pressure and protect your kidneys.
|Poor Cancer Prognosis in Patients with Kidney Disease
Cancer patients are more likely to die from their disease if they have reduced kidney function, according to new research published in the National Kidney Foundation’s journal. Get the facts and learn why early detection of kidney disease is critical.
Brrr! It’s cold out there. Don’t let the chill get you down though, because this recipe for kidney-friendly chicken noodle soup is guaranteed to pick you up. Just like Grandma used to make!
|Ask the Dietitian
Determined to make 2014 the year of the new you? The National Kidney Foundation’s new Ask the Dietitian blog is here to help you keep your kidneys healthy. Ask your pressing diet and nutrition questions here.
|Cooking to Combat Kidney Disease
When professional chef Duane Sunwold discovered that his high blood pressure caused his kidney disease, he fought back by changing his diet and lifestyle. Early detection and healthy eating saved his life. Hear his story.