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Pain Improvement in Polycystic Kidney Disease Among Participants of the Ren-Nu Program

Pain Improvement in Polycystic Kidney Disease Among Participants of the Ren-Nu Program Thomas Weimbs, PhD & Jessianna Saville, RDN Autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a common genetic disorder with limited drug therapy options. PKD progresses relentlessly leading to dramatic and often painful kidney and liver enlargement. Approximately 60% of affected...

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Kidney Stones – Risk Factors, Symptoms, Tips

Kidney Stones – Risk Factors, Symptoms, Tips Kidney Stones: A Quick Overview Chances are either you or someone you know has experienced kidney stones. While these pesky stones are usually small enough to be excreted through your urine, larger stones may require more medical attention. Here’s what...

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Urine pH and Kidney Disease

Urine pH and Kidney Disease In this video, Santa Barbara Nutrients President and UCSB Professor Thomas Weimbs, PhD, discusses how to measure urinary pH, why it’s important for individuals with kidney disease to monitor their urinary pH, and the effects of diet on urinary pH. Santa...

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Dietary Ambiguities with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD)

Dietary Ambiguities with Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD) The article we will be discussing today is: What are the information needs and concerns of individuals with Polycystic Kidney Disease? Results of an online survey using Facebook and social listening analysis Tiffany Ma and Kelly Lambert (2021). BMC Nephrology...

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Nutritional management of polycystic kidney disease

Nutritional management of polycystic kidney disease What is the nutritional management of polycystic kidney disease? Dr. Thomas Weimbs, professor at the University of California Santa Barbara and president of Santa Barbara Nutrients, was invited by the PKD Charity of the UK to present a webinar on the...

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