First, some good news: millions of Americans with diabetes are able to manage the disease and live healthy, strong lives. Through diet, exercise, taking insulin and working with their doctors, they are able to avoid some of the diseases for which they are at greater risk. The bad news? If not properly managed, there are serious—even fatal– […]
Keep your kidneys happy! These blog articles can give you insight into the causes of kidney diseases and how you can keep this important organ healthy.
There’s a lot you already know about urinary tract infections (UTI’s): they are painful, inconvenient and seem to happen more often as you age. But did you know they are the second most common type of infection, causing 8.1 million health care visits a year? Or if the infection is not treated in a timely manner, it can […]
March is National Kidney Month, a time designated to raise awareness of kidney disease– which is the ninth leading cause of death in the United States. While there are several health conditions that may contribute to kidney disease, the main causes are diabetes and high blood pressure. Healthy kidneys sift roughly two quarts of waste and extra water […]