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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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COVID-19 UPDATES

The health and safety of our patients and teammates is our top priority. We are keeping a close eye on this situation and reinforcing the extensive infection control practices already in place to protect them. Please watch an important video and find resources on this page.

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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