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Why Drinking Water Is So Good For Kidney Health

Why Drinking Water Is So Good For Kidney Health

Did you know that drinking water improves your kidney health? You do your best to lead a healthy life. You try to eat right, you shun the temptation of the candy bar and potato chip-filled vending machine at work. You are more than aware of the dangers of smoking and drinking and while your job […]

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8 WAYS YOU CAN PREVENT CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD)

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 […]

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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 […]

Raising Awareness of Kidney Health and Promoting Early Detection of CKD

Raising Awareness for Kidney Health in 2019

On November 2, 2019, South Texas Renal Care was honored to sponsor and participate in the 2019 TKF Family Walk/Run event to help raise awareness on kidney health and promote the early detection of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Every year the Texas Kidney Foundation has a Walk/Run and Family Fun Festival. Patients, caregivers, and friends […]

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Big Give Pep Rally 2019

On March 28, 2019, South Texas Renal Care was honored to participate in the 2019 BIG GIVE SA pep rally to benefit the Texas Kidney Foundation. Since 2013, Texas Kidney Foundation has conducted more free kidney screenings than any other non-profit kidney organization in Texas.  They are proud to be spreading awareness and promoting public health. […]

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Welcoming Distinguished Nephrologist Kendral R. Knight, M.D.

South Texas Renal Care Group celebrates the addition of experienced staff nephrologist, Kendral R. Knight, M.D., to our team of medical talent. Previously serving as a staff nephrologist for the U.S. military, Dr. Knight’s wealth of expertise, acute attention to patient needs and almost 12 years practicing medicine across the country and overseas, made him […]

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South Texas Renal Care Group – We Care For Kidneys

One of our main responsibilities at South Texas Renal Care Group is to care for our patients and care for kidneys. Dr. Mizani If you dedicate yourself to hear what the problem is, you perhaps could change the quality of life and longevity of life for that particular person. It is really a story of […]

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How Are Kidney Disease and CKD Related to Other Chronic Diseases?

Kidney disease and chronic kidney disease (CKD) are conditions that cause a gradual loss of kidney function over time. Your kidneys have many important functions, but are primarily responsible for filtering waste products, excess water and other impurities of the blood. Approximately 30 million Americans suffer from kidney disease and CKD, of which nearly 50 […]

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How to Get Rid of Kidney Stones

Kidney stones send more 500,000 people to emergency rooms each year. These small, hard deposits of minerals and acid salts can not only be painful when passing through the urinary tract, but can also stop urine from flowing altogether. This can lead to infections of the urinary tract or kidneys, if they are left untreated. […]

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What Causes Kidney Stones?

As painful as they can be, kidney stones often show no symptoms … that is, until they begin to move around inside your kidney, or pass into your ureter (the tube connecting the kidney and bladder). Kidney stones also have no definite, singular cause, but there are risk factors. A kidney stone is a hard, […]