I was discharged with diagnosis of heart failure, or fluid overload. Now what?
July 07, 2023
I was discharged with diagnosis of heart failure. Now What?... Read More.
All About Blood Pressure
April 15, 2023
What is Blood Pressure? It is the force of blood pushing against the walls... Read More.
Coping with Chronic Conditions
March 3, 2023
Harvard Health Publishing provides 10 steps for coping with a chronic... Read More.
Prevent or Reduce Problems Associated with My Health
January 8, 2023
Many health problems are caused by key risk factors, like poor ... Read More.
Managing Chronic Kidney Disease-How Can I Help?
December 30, 2022
Having chronic kidney disease (CKD) means your kidneys are not... Read More.
Diabetes and Kidney Disease
November 23, 2022
What is diabetes?
Having high blood sugars all the time can cause a disease called Diabetes... Read More.
Getting To Know Your Medicines - Phosphate Binders
October 3, 2022
Phosphate is a mineral in the body used to form bone and teeth... Read More.
Getting to Know Your Medicines.
August 25, 2022
There are many kinds of medicines available to bring down your blood... Read More.
How Can I Be More Engaged in My Healthcare?
July 8, 2022
Tips for Kidney Patients
To get a good quality healthcare, kidney patients and their advocates... Read More.
How to find a living kidney donor?
March 7, 2022
Many don't know where to begin looking for a living kidney donor... Read More.
Value-based care is here
March 1, 2022
A simple and bold idea of improving healthcare for patients is value-based care... Read More.
What is the Value Based Care Model for kidney patients?
January 7, 2022
East Bay Nephrology Medical Group participates in Medicare Value Based Care... Read More.
How do I get engaged as a kidney patient?
October 3, 2021
It is necessary to integrate the patient's point of view in the health... Read More.
SGLT2 inhibitors - What are they and do I need ?
August 2, 2021
Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) is a channel in the kidney... Read More.
What is a glomerular disease, and how do I know I have one?
June 21, 2021
Kidneys have about one million tiny filter units called nephrons. Each nephron... Read More.
Looking for a Kidney Donor?
June 14, 2021
When you have advanced kidney failure one of the treatment options... Read More.
Which Vaccinations are Needed with Kidney Disease?
May 3, 2021
Which vaccinations do I need?
Your primary care provider is the best person to ask about which vaccinations... Read More.
Ten Ways to Cut Out Salt
January 18, 2021
Low salt or sodium intake reduces blood pressure and with improves... Read More.
Why Choose Home Dialysis?
December 1, 2020
Did you know that 93% of Nephrologists and 89% of nurses will... Read More.
How long can dialysis continue?
January 10, 2019
The simple answer would be as long as you live and willing to ... Read More.
Chronic Kidney Disease
August 5, 2018
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a common medical problem in ... Read More.
Limit food if you're on Dialysis or late stage Kidney Disease
November 1, 2017
When you are on dialysis your diet is restricted, as certain food... Read More.
Learn more about Potassium
September 29, 2017
Potassium is one of the minerals in the body. Most of the... Read More.
What is involved in a Kidney Biopsy?
November 30, 2016
A kidney biopsy is done to remove a small piece of kidney tissue ... Read More.
Vitamin D and Chronic Kidney Disease
August 24, 2016
Vitamin D is a common supplement and many people incorporate it ... Read More.
What is Home Hemodialysis?
July 15, 2016
If your kidneys have started to fail, your kidney doctor will ... Read More.
What is Peritoneal Dialysis and How Does it Work?
April 15, 2016
To replace the kidney function of getting rid of waste products ... Read More.
How do I get started with Advance Care Planning?
January 15, 2016
Planning for the future can be challenging, especially if it is ... Read More.
Planning for your future care in advance
December 15, 2015
One thing is for sure, we are all aging. Even if you are not ... Read More.
What Can A Dialysis Patient Do To Reduce Chances Of Infections?
October 5, 2015
Infections are one of the leading causes of hospitalizations, ... Read More.
Taking Care of your Dialysis Access
August 15, 2015
To get hemodialysis we need a way to repeatedly reach your blood ... Read More.
Dialysis Access Q&A
June 30, 2015
Your access is your dialysis lifeline.Â You have only a few sites ... Read More.
How much protein should I eat?
May 14, 2015
The current recommendation for protein intake in healthy adults ... Read More.
How much water should I drink?
April 27, 2015
One of the most common questions I am asked, both by patients and... Read More.
Living with Kidney Disease.
March 18, 2015
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is on the rise and it has become a ... Read More.