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Kidney Health

Never Too Old to Donate a Kidney?

People over age 70 years of age can safely donate a kidney, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society Nephrology (CJASN). The results provide good news for patients who need a kidney but have limited options for donors; however, kidneys from these elderly donors… Never Too Old to Donate a Kidney?   



Soft drinks and sugar in the diet may have negative effects on the kidneys

Two new studies highlight the potential negative effects that soft drinks and sugar can have on kidney health. Results of these studies will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2013 November 5-10 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

In one study, researchers led by Ryohei Yamamoto, MD, PhD (Osaka Univ Graduate… Soft drinks and sugar in the diet may have negative effects on the kidneys   



Acid levels in the diet could have profound effects on kidney health

Three new studies suggest that controlling dietary acid intake could help improve kidney health. Results of these studies will be presented at ASN Kidney Week 2013 November 5-10 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, GA.

A diet rich in wheat flour and animal protein produces an acidic environment in the body that… Acid levels in the diet could have profound effects on kidney health   



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