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Why are Calcimimetics Prescribed for Kidney Patients?

Calcimimetics are prescribed to treat a condition called secondary hyperparathyroidism (hyper-para-thyroid-ism). In this condition the parathyroid glands are overactive. Kidney failure often causes the parathyroid glands…

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High Phosphorus? Get the Facts

Phosphorus is a minerals found in food. It is also found in the human body. People with kidney disease often require a phosphorus restricted diet,…

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