Monthly Archives: July 2012

Can You Prevent Kidney Stones Through Diet?

People who eat more fruits and veggies and less salt have fewer kidney stones than those with less healthy diets. A stone-stopping diet is high in fruits, vegetables, nuts, low-fat dairy products, and whole grains, while limiting salt, red and … Continue reading

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No Time to Volunteer? Just Donate a Kidney!

By Jim Sollisch, NKF Guest Blogger Since I donated a kidney to a friend almost 4 months ago, I’ve had a lot of conversations that go like this: Nice person: “That’s a big deal. I’m not sure I could do … Continue reading

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Obesity and Kidney Disease

Recently, New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced a plan to ban the sale of large sugary drinks at restaurants, movie theaters, and food carts in an effort to tackle obesity rates in New York City. The ban would apply … Continue reading

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