Tour DaVita–a ride to help people at risk for kidney disease
I’ve never been to Michigan…until this week. Back in the spring I dusted off my bicycle and started doing weekly rides in preparation for Tour DaVita,…Continue Reading »
Renagel® phosphorus binder for dialysis patients replaced by newer version of the drug
The pharmaceutical company Genzyme announced Renagel®, a phosphate binding medication widely used throughout the US, will no longer be distributed in the US after September…Continue Reading »
What does baking soda have to do with kidney disease?
Baking soda, also known as sodium bicarbonate, is a common ingredient in quick breads, cakes and cookies. My grandmother added a little as the final…Continue Reading »
Controlling High Potassium in Chronic Kidney Disease
Many chronic kidney disease patients I’ve worked with have questions about what’s important with potassium control. Not all people with CKD need to restrict potassium. …Continue Reading »