Monthly Archives: May 2014

FDA Approves First Non-invasive Test to Help Identify Cause of Certain Kidney Disease

By Beth Piraino, MD A new blood test has been approved by the FDA to test people who may possibly have a type of kidney disease called membranous glomerulonephritis.  This is a type of kidney disease that can be treated … Continue reading

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Cousins Connected by a Kidney

By Ashley Kincaid In March of 2002, my world as I knew it was rocked.  After coming down with a cold during the winter of 2002, no one thought it was a big deal, until I got really sick and … Continue reading

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Know Your Options

By Beth Piraino, MD I met a 26 year old woman recently who was referred by a friend of the family for a second opinion. I seem to get a lot of new patients in this way.  She was found … Continue reading

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Donor Spotlight: The Story of My Parents

By Arielle Feit My parents met while they were dating other people and, at first, they really did not like each other. But a few months later, they went on their first date together to the circus and had a great … Continue reading

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