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- March is National Kidney Month, and the NKF of CT is reminding residents about the importance of early detection and prevention - An estimated 26 million American adults suffer from chronic kidney disease (CKD). That is 1 in 9 adults. -...
Tags: Health, Family, Dialysis, Diseases and Illnesses, Connecticut
The National Kideny Foundation of Southern California (NKFSC) says that 26 million adults in the U.S. have kidney disease...and don't even know it. That's why the NKFSC partnered up with the Great Chefs of Los Angeles to raise funds and raise awareness of...
Mark your calendars and register now for this rewarding event. Sunday, November 9, 2008 (Rain or Shine) Ocean View Park, Santa Monica,CA Check In: 9:00 AM Walk Begins: 10:30 AM Route: Choice of 2 or 4 miles along the scenic Pacific Ocean. Register...
Tags: Ocean View, Pacific Ocean, Family, Health, Renal Failure
Times Staff WritersThe little-known organization that oversees the nation's organ transplant system often fails to detect or decisively fix problems at derelict hospitals — even when patients are dying at excessive rates, a Times investigation has found. When it does...
Times Staff Writers"I don't know what's going on here," Bernard Burks wrote to Kaiser Permanente's kidney transplant program last October, "but whatever it is, it's wrong." Burks, 56, was among hundreds of patients forced to shift to Kaiser's new San Francisco program...
Times Staff WriterIn the world of organ transplantation, location is everything. After waiting more than a decade for a liver, Jonathan Van Vlack was deteriorating. His gut swelled with fluid, and toxins accumulating in his blood made him forget his own name. Still, he...
Sun StaffPope John Paul II's downward spiral yesterday was a classic example of what happens to a frail, elderly patient suffering from septic shock - a condition that remains maddeningly hard to cure, doctors said. "Sepsis is the beginning of a domino effect,"...
Special to The CourantOne of the most widely used diabetes drugs may be incorrectly prescribed to a quarter of the patients taking it, causing potentially life-threatening complications, a new study warns. The drug, metformin (brand name Glucophage), can trigger a buildup...
Sun National StaffPINELLAS PARK, Fla. - A federal appeals court rejected another plea by the parents of Terri Schiavo to have her feeding tube reinserted yesterday, with one judge rebuking Congress and President Bush for intervening in the case. Hours later, the U.S....
Tags: Trials, Bill Clinton, Lawyers, Politics, Dialysis
Of The Morning CallThe doctor puts one hand over the other and gently presses on the bulge on the left side of Betty Senger's abdomen. ''Is it shrinking?'' Betty asks, lying on a padded table in an examining room with blue walls and a color poster of internal organs. ''...
Tags: Colon, Seizures, Religious Festivals, Chemotherapy, Surgery
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterA Day in the Life, at 90 * Keeping up with Julia Child, who has a new home, a new book deal and a balky oven Home Edition, Food, Page H-1 Features Desk 61 inches; 2181 words Type of Material: Profile; Recipe By RUSS PARSONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER...
Los Angeles Times Staff WriterFerdinand E. Marcos, the crafty, controversial and ruthless former Philippine ruler, died of kidney, lung and heart ailments Thursday in Honolulu, where he had been in bitter and defiant exile for more than 3 1/2 years after fleeing a popular uprising and...
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