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The staff at TKI hope you enjoy cooking our favorite healthy recipes and giving your kidneys the extra care and love they deserve this month!
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Texas Kidney Institute | February 2022 Newsletter It's officially the month of love! While you're busy buying roses, eating chocolates, and spending time with loved ones, don't forget to show yourself some love too! Self-care is important year-round! The staff at TKI hope you enjoy cooking our favorite healthy recipes and giving your kidneys the ex...
New Kidney-Friendly Recipe: Cranberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies
Breakfast Brunch Recipe: Cranberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies Cranberry Oatmeal Breakfast Cookies Ingredients 1/2 cup unsalted butter 1/2 cup granulated sugar 1 large egg 1/4 c all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1/2 teaspoon cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon salt 1.5 ounces vanilla whey protein powder 1 cup applesauce 3 cups rolled oats 1/2 cup dried cranberries...
What is GFR?
What Is GFR? - Texas Kidney Institute Your doctor may recommend an eGFR test if you are more likely to develop kidney failure. But what exactly is GFR?
Happy New Years from TKI!!! We are so honored to serve you all every single day and are committed to continuing excellent care in the new year. We would also like to give a special thank you to our staff- the last two years have been extremely trying, but they continue to do a fabulous job everyday with selfless dedication. 🎉✨
New Kidney-Friendly Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats
New Kidney-Friendly Recipe: Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats Pumpkin Spice Overnight Oats Ingredients 1/2 fresh medium pear 1/3 cup old fashioned oats 2/3 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1/2 teaspoon pumpkin pie spice 1/2 scoop whey protein powder (optional) Preparation: Dice the pear half. Combine all ingredients in a mason jar and stir well. Refrigerate...
And just like that, another year is almost over! With all the tempting treats and holiday get-togethers, we hope you remain vigilant with your health. A healthy holiday is a happy holiday! Here at the Texas Kidney Institute, we wish you a joyful season!
Texas Kidney Institute | December 2021 Newsletter And just like that, another year is almost over! With all the tempting treats and holiday get-togethers, we hope you remain vigilant with your health. A healthy holiday is a happy holiday! Here at the Texas Kidney Institute, we wish you a joyful season!
Is Water Good for Your Kidneys: Hydration and Kidney Health
Is Water Good for Your Kidneys: Hydration and Kidney Health - Texas Kidney Institute Is water good for your kidneys? Because water contains no additives, it is the best way to stay hydrated naturally.
Surgeons at NYU Langone Health attached a kidney grown in a genetically altered pig to a human patient. This was the first operation of its kind, and while the research is still at a preliminary stage, this could have great implications for patients currently on the organ transplant list. There are, however, ethical questions that must be considered as research in this field continues. To read more about this new development, follow this link: https://www.nytimes.com/2021/10/19/health/kidney-transplant-pig-human.html?smid=url-share
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Smoking reduces blood flow to your kidneys, which can decrease their ability to function normally!! Quitting smoking can be beneficial to your health in as low as two weeks. Swipe to learn about some effective techniques that can help support a tobacco-free lifestyle!
If you have a family history of kidney issues, high blood pressure, or diabetes, it’s never a bad idea to have annual check-ups for kidney disease.
Your nephrologist will help guide you in the ideal way to maintain your healthy kidneys, or improve ailing ones. ⤵️
What Is Nephrology? When to See a Nephrologist - Texas Kidney Institute, Blog Nephrology is a specialty in internal medicine for adults which diagnoses and treats diseases that affect the kidneys.
Hungry for another kidney health recipe? TKI recommends making a homemade grilled chicken pesto pizza!! Go to our website for more healthy recipes 🍕☺️
Congratulations Dr. Kumar on being named one of the Best Doctors of Dallas by @d_magazine. We are so thankful for everything that you do and the dedication you have for your patients.
"I listen intently to my patients and do my best to make things less complicated," Dr. Kumar says. "Kidney disease can be serious, so I strive to be reassuring and compassionate, while guiding them through their options."
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Dallas Nephrologists | Kidney Disease Treatment - Texas Kidney Institute 11 convenient locations throughout the Dallas Metroplex area providing world-class Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) treatment, Dialysis, Transplant, and more.
Nutritional counseling can significantly help with your chronic kidney disease!! Read more in this weeks blog, link in bio!!
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High blood pressure is bad for your kidneys! Exercising regularly can help lower your blood pressure and can help your kidneys continue to function.
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We hope you're having an amazing summer and are looking forward to an even better fall! This month, we've got some health and COVID updates and reminders, new recipes, and TKI news and spotlights - Read our newsletters here
Texas Kidney Institute | August 2021 Newsletter We hope you're having an amazing summer and are looking forward to an even better fall! This month, we've got some health and COVID updates and reminders, new recipes, and TKI news and spotlights.
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New Kidney-Friendly Recipe: Roasted Vegetable Salad - Texas Kidney Institute Roasted Vegetable Salad Ingredients: 2 cups red potatoes 1/2 medium red bell pepper 1/2 medium yellow bell pepper 1 cup mushrooms 1/2 cup zucchini 1 tablespoon minced garlic 1/4 cup olive oil 2 teaspoons dried rosemary 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 2 teaspoons balsamic vinegar Preparation: Cut potatoes....
There are a lot of reasons that call for patients to travel. For those of who may have had a kidney transplant or are on dialysis, it can be a bit daunting to travel however, these tips will ensure you a safe and smart trip. 👇
Tips for Traveling Kidney Patients - Texas Kidney Institute There are a lot of reasons that call for patients to travel. For those of who may have had a kidney transplant or are on dialysis, it can be a bit daunting to travel however, these tips will ensure you a safe and smart trip.
If you’re dealing with kidney failure, you’re not alone. More than 661,000 Americans are experiencing this condition, and 468,000 are on dialysis. If you have questions about possible treatments for managing kidney disease, you should see a nephrologist in Dallas who can put your mind at ease and begin a treatment plan. In the meantime, here’s what you should know about kidney failure: what it is, what causes it, and what treatments are available.
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Kidney Failure Explained Kidney Failure Explained - Texas Kidney Institute If you have been diagnosed with kidney failure, here's how to know what is going on in order to better cater to your body's needs.
A diagnosis of kidney failure can be frightening and raise questions in your mind about your treatment. Your doctor will have you begin dialysis, which must be done consistently until your condition improves, or you receive a kidney transplant. You must commit hours to this process every week, but many people are able to make it a part of their routine, and continue to lead fulfilling lives.
Here's a blog about what you can expect during dialysis. 👇
What to Expect During Dialysis - Texas Kidney Institute If you or a loved one is diagnosed with a kidney disorder and facing dialysis, this is what you can expect from the process.
The kidneys are a vital organ that filter blood and remove waste products from the body. When they don’t function properly, it can lead to kidney pain.
Kidney pain is often difficult to diagnose because there are many organs in that region of the body. Read more. 👇
Kidney Pain: Common Signs and Symptoms Explained There are many signs of kidney pain, so be sure and check with a nephrologist if you experience these symptoms.
When someone you love has chronic kidney disease (CKD), it’s challenging to know how best to help them. You want to provide a lot of support but don’t always know what they need.
Let's talk about some of the essential tips for caretakers of those who are suffering from chronic kidney failure. 👇
How to Care for Someone with Chronic Kidney Disease When a loved one is diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, there can be many questions on how to care for them, so here is some guidance.
Those affected by kidney disease deal with other acute physiological disorders, so exposure to harsh chemicals affect their health system more than average.
Take a look at the 3 common chemicals harmful to CKD patients. 👇
3 Chemicals CKD Patients Should Avoid - Texas Kidney Institute There are chemicals detrimental to your health that, by researching and changing your lifestyle, you can learn to minimize exposure to.
Acid-base disturbances can result from disease or damage to the kidneys, lungs, or brain, which are vital organs for acid-base homeostasis. This post delves further into acid-based kidney disorders to help you make the right medical choices, including nutritional counseling.
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Signs of Acid-Based Kidney Disorders - Texas Kidney Institute There are many different kidney disorders, and some of them are a merely an imbalance of your acid and alkaline levels.
Because of their nature of work, kidneys are prone to injury, disease, and other problems. One such kidney complication is glomerulonephritis (GN).
This is an inflammation of the glomeruli, or the filters in your kidney. Learn more about glomerulonephritis to help you, or a loved one, get the best treatment. 👇
What is Glomerulonephritis? - Texas Kidney Institute Glomerulonephritis is one of many kinds of kidney diseases, and it's vital to know the signs to know when it's time for a diagnosis.
If you have chronic kidney disease, you may find that you experience anemia as a result.
This is a complex condition to deal with, but it is relatively common, and there are various anemia and CKD treatments available to deal with the symptoms of anemia that you may be experiencing.
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Tips for Anemia Management for CKD Patients - Texas Kidney Institute If you have chronic kidney disease, you may find that you also develop anemia.There is anemia and CKD treatment available to lessen symptoms.
As many as 1 in 3 adults are at risk of developing kidney disease. If someone knows they are at higher risk, they can be tested for it more regularly.
Learn more about who is at risk of developing kidney disease. 👇
Who is at Risk for Kidney Disease? - Texas Kidney Institute As many as 1 in 3 adults are at risk of developing CKD. Here are the common risk factors to know if you are at risk for kidney disease.
Just as with any surgery, there are some important steps to take before your kidney transplant procedure if you want the best chance at a smooth recovery.
Here’s what to do while you await the day of your kidney transplant. 👇
How Do I Prepare for a Kidney Transplant? - Texas Kidney Institute To reduce anxiety about your kidney transplant procedure, research what to expect so you can better prepare.
Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a kidney condition that causes cysts to develop in the kidneys. PKD causes about 5% of all kidney failure and is the fourth leading cause of kidney failure in the U.S.
Learn more about PKD.👇
Polycystic Kidney Disease Explained - Texas Kidney Institute There are different types of kidney diseases, and for those with polycystic kidneys, you want to have a basic understanding of it.
If you have CKD, it’s important to monitor your heart health — just as it’s imperative that you monitor your kidneys if you’ve been diagnosed with heart disease.
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What to Look for in Heart Disease and CKD - Texas Kidney Institute There is a connection between between the health of your heart and kidneys, so understanding how diet influences their health is vital.
Kidney disease affects about 37 million adults in the United States. People who are overweight with diabetes and high blood pressure have the highest risk of developing CKD.
Let's take a look at how weight affects CKD. 👇
How Much Does My Weight Affect CKD - Texas Kidney Institute Having a healthy body weight contributes to our overall health, and the health of our kidneys. Here are ways your weight and CKD are connected.
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