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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…Continue Reading »
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…Continue Reading »