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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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Keeping Bones Healthy with Kidney Disease

Healthy bones are essential for good body structure and mobility. The human skeleton provides the framework for our body, supports our body weight, and protects…

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Normal Phosphorus in Early Kidney Disease: The FGF-23 Link

Phosphorus is a big deal for chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients, but often isn’t addressed until dialysis is needed. Thanks to a very efficient regulating…

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The challenge of phosphorus and chronic kidney disease

Phosphorus is an important topic for anyone with chronic kidney disease because knowing about phosphorus and controlling it can save your heart and bones, and…

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Early phosphorus control is recommended for people with chronic kidney disease

I went to a DaVita Dietitian meeting this week and heard a talk by Dr. Shagun Chopra-Sonthalia, a nephrologist from San Diego, CA. I want…

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