PATIENT STORY

A girl, a horse and a horrible disease

Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.

June 16, 2017 0

Kidney disease a big contributor to heart-related deaths

Study findings point to need for screening for kidney function.

April 20, 2017 2

On kidney dialysis? Heal step by step

Even those with advanced problems can benefit from a 'low-intensity' exercise regimen.

December 6, 2016 0

Fruits, veggies powerful Rx for kidney disease

Three to four extra servings of fruits and vegetables a day lowers blood pressure, cuts medication costs.

September 19, 2016 0
PATIENT STORY

‘An amazing, selfless act’

A teen’s need for a kidney transplant inspires a flood of volunteer donors.

May 6, 2016 14

Kidney stones in teens is ‘worrisome’

More people—particularly younger folks—are getting kidney stones than ever before.

January 23, 2016 0

Heartburn meds linked to chronic kidney disease

"If you don't need these medicines, you shouldn't take them," a doctor shares.

January 16, 2016 0

‘We take it day by day’

After a rare kidney disease strikes three of their four sons, requiring back-to-back transplants, the Brann family has high hopes for a 'normal' 2016.

December 25, 2015 4
PATIENT STORY

‘We didn’t think he would survive’

4-year-old Jazir Westerfield undergoes dialysis at home every night as he awaits a kidney transplant.

October 26, 2015 9
PATIENT STORY

The surgery you’ve never heard of

Nedene Bearss shares her story about how chronic kidney disease took her by surprise, and how her 'hero' saved her hand with his expertise.

October 16, 2015 3

Soda pop impacts more than just waistlines

Drinking just one can a day can increase your risk for several chronic health problems. Find out why—and what you can do to halt your habit.

July 31, 2015 6

New drug may help diabetic kidney disease patients

Patiromer appears to keep potassium levels in check, researchers say.

July 25, 2015 1