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Fall/Winter 2013


Diabetes and Your Kidneys

Diabetes and Your Kidneys

Diabetes, a risk factor for kidney disease, is characterized by high levels of blood sugar. Get the facts about diabetes and prediabetes and find out what tests you need to check for kidney disease.

 

Holiday Ham

Ham It Up!

This kidney-friendly recipe for Holiday Ham is sure to be the star on your table. Get the quick and easy recipe and let it take center stage as you entertain your family and friends this holiday season.

 

When the Doctor Becomes the Patient

When the Doctor Becomes the Patient

When NKF President Dr. Beth Piraino was diagnosed with high blood pressure – one of the leading causes of kidney disease – she followed the same advice she gives her patients. Learn more about her story and her tips for controlling high blood pressure in her blog post, "Defying My Genetics."

 

The Kidney Cranberry Connection

The Kidney Cranberry Connection

Cranberries are tasty and tart, but did you know that they are also good for your urinary tract and your kidneys? If you aren't already eating cranberries, consider adding them to your grocery list. Learn more about easy ways to incorporate cranberries into your diet.

 

Ask the Doctor with Leslie Spry, MD

Dr. Leslie Spry answers your pressing questions and shares tips to help you stay fit and avoid packing on the pounds this holiday season

 

Does It Matter Where You Exercise?

Does It Matter Where You Exercise?

Not all physical activity is created equal when it comes to managing high blood pressure. For the greatest impact on health, find out how and where you should exercise. This new research will probably surprise you.


*KEEP Healthy offers general health information. Before you start any diet or exercise plan, you should consult your doctor, dietitian or other healthcare professional.


 

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