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Las Palmas Medical Center Home to Region’s Only Kidney Transplant Center

Las Palmas Medical Center Home to Region’s Only Kidney Transplant Center

Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare [Don Karl, CEO Las Palmas Medical Center] – We just wrapped up National Donate Life month in April where Las Palmas Del Sol Healthcare celebrated those who make the selfless decision to be organ donors. As we reflect on the patients and families affected by transplant services we wanted to […]

The truth about electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) – Helen M. Farrell

The truth about electroconvulsive therapy (ECT) – Helen M. Farrell

In 1982, a young nurse was suffering from severe, unrelenting depression. She couldn’t work, socialize, or even concentrate well enough to read the newspaper. One treatment changed everything. After two courses of electroconvulsive therapy, or ECT, her symptoms lifted. She went back to work, then on to graduate school, where she earned high grades. At […]

Intermittent Fasting: Examining Effects on Metabolism and Detoxification

– [Announcer] This podcast, including any related materials such as show notes, links, and supportive materials is provided by Metagenics Institute, the educational arm of Metagenics Inc., for general informational and educational purposes only. This podcast does not constitute medical advice and should not be considered a substitute for discussions between individuals and their healthcare […]

PACT: Preference Aligned Communication and Treatment

Chuck was diagnosed with COPD emphysema. Having advanced care planning directives completed was a tremendous relief. It took a certain weight and stress away from me because these plans had already been laid out and made he was aware of them, I was aware of them. When you’re facing serious illness decisions are no longer […]

Michael Kraus, MD, Podcast | ESRD NCC

Hello and thank you for joining us today for one of three podcasts about home dialysis. Today, our special guest is Dr. Michael Kraus, who is going to share about his role as a doctor in helping people choose home dialysis based on their lifestyle and offer some advice he has for other physicians who […]

Managing the Health of Kidney Transplant Recipients | Q&A

Managing the Health of Kidney Transplant Recipients | Q&A

[MUSIC] My name is Nada Alachkar. I’m a transplant nephrologist at Johns Hopkins. I manage and care for patients with kidney transplant and I do evaluation for patients to receive kidney transplantation. [MUSIC] Patients with advanced chronic kidney disease, stage four, stage five, or kidney disease are candidate for transplantation. [MUSIC] So the major contraindication […]

Nephrologist: Eugene C. Kovalik, MD

Nephrologist: Eugene C. Kovalik, MD

My name is Dr. Eugene Kovalik. I’m a nephrologist, which is a kidney doctor, here at Duke University Medical Center. I cover multiple areas. My favorite areas are taking care of pregnant women with kidney disease and hypertension. They’re very concerned when they’re pregnant that they have kidney trouble. There are some increased risks, but […]

Nephrology – Chronic Kidney Disease: By Steven Cheng M.D.

Nephrology – Chronic Kidney Disease: By Steven Cheng M.D.

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is caused by a wide variety of pathologic processes, including diabetes, hypertension, and autoimmune diseases. The stages of CKD, from stage 1 to stage 5, reflect progressive loss of function as quantified by the glomerular filtration rate or GFR. GFR is commonly estimated using serum creatinine levels, which increase as renal […]