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STRCG Takes The “Greater, SAfer, Together” Pledge!

Mayor Nirenberg has updated the emergency health declaration by adding mask requirements for businesses. South Texas Renal Care Group has taken the “Greater, SAfer, Together” pledge to support this initiative. The pledge requires the use of face coverings by employees and visitors and asks businesses to commit to other health and safety protocols including physical […]

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Lupus Nephritis Causes and Symptoms

If you are visiting this page, it likely means you or a family member have been diagnosed with lupus nephritis (lupus in the kidney) and you’d like to learn more about the condition. Lupus nephritis isn’t a complicated condition to understand. This guide will answer all of the frequently asked questions surrounding the condition. Continue […]

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Dialysis 101: Understanding an AV Fistula

Dialysis is a treatment option used by people diagnosed with end stage kidney disease. Depending on the condition, dialysis can be both a short and long-term treatment option. Oftentimes, dialysis is negatively portrayed as a painful and unenjoyable experience. This is actually far from the truth as technology has developed to make dialysis treatments convenient […]

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Understanding Vascular Disorders

Vascular disorders are common in men and women throughout the United States. These disorders take place in the body’s vascular (circulatory) system, which is responsible for carrying lymph and blood through the body. Any disorder within the vascular system is extremely dangerous because it can disrupt the process of transferring blood throughout your body. With […]

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Breaking News: Dr. M. Reza Mizani Appointed to Statewide CKD Task Force

BREAKING NEWS: Congratulations to South Texas Renal Care Group Founder & CEO, M. Reza Mizani MD, PA, for being 1 out of the 16 selected by Governor Greg Abbott to serve on The Chronic Kidney Disease Task Force! Together, Dr. Mizani and the other appointees will be responsible for coordinating and implementing a state plan […]

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How Are Diabetes and Kidney Disease Related?

How are kidney disease and diabetes-related? Kidney disease or failure can happen for a variety of reasons. For people living with diabetes, the risk of kidney failure is quite common. Without the proper knowledge and supervision, patients with diabetes can quickly experience symptoms of complete renal failure with limited treatment options. If you have diabetes […]

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The Link Between Vitamin D and Kidney Disease

Your kidneys serve an integral role in your body’s waste filtering system. Your body’s kidneys filter your blood and dispose of impurities that are sent to your bladder. Unfortunately, kidney failure can become an insidious condition. With kidney disease, you wouldn’t feel any negative symptoms related to your health, until late-stage into the disease. One […]

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Kidney Transplant: Pre and Post Surgery Information You Should Know

If you’re faced with the scenario of receiving a kidney transplant, it can be an overwhelming and challenging subject to comprehend. However, making an informed decision as soon as possible is necessary to promote future health. In this guide, you’ll receive in-depth information about a kidney transplant procedure so you can fully understand the entirety […]

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What are causes, symptoms, signs and treatment for chronic kidney disease?

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), otherwise known as Chronic Kidney Failure (CKF), is a term that describes the loss of kidney function. CKD is an ongoing and gradual regression that can worsen at varying rates from one sufferer to the next, depending on a whole host of contributing factors. CKD is a serious issue, with approximately […]

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You rely on your kidneys every day to filter your blood and remove things, like urea, that would interfere with your health if they were there in high quantities. Unfortunately, thanks to modern lifestyles, many people develop chronic kidney disease, also sometimes called CKD. CKD is a degenerative condition: it gets worse and worse the […]