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Treatment of Diabetic Kidney Disease

May 15, 2024

Diabetic kidney disease is a serious complication of diabetes... Read More.


Taking Charge of Your Health: Why Patient Activation Matters More Than Ever

February 03, 2024

In today's healthcare landscape, where information is abundant... Read More.


I was discharged with diagnosis of heart failure, or fluid overload. Now what?

July 07, 2023

I was discharged with diagnosis of heart failure. Now What?... Read More.


All About Blood Pressure

April 15, 2023

What is Blood Pressure? It is the force of blood pushing against the walls... Read More.


Coping with Chronic Conditions

March 03, 2023

Harvard Health Publishing provides 10 steps for coping with a chronic... Read More.


Prevent or Reduce Problems Associated with My Health

January 08, 2023

Many health problems are caused by key risk factors, like poor ... Read More.


Managing Chronic Kidney Disease-How Can I Help?

December 30, 2022

Having chronic kidney disease (CKD) means your kidneys are not... Read More.


Diabetes and Kidney Disease

November 23, 2022

What is diabetes?

Having high blood sugars all the time can cause a disease called Diabetes... Read More.


Getting To Know Your Medicines - Phosphate Binders

October 03, 2022


Phosphate is a mineral in the body used to form bone and teeth... Read More.


Getting to Know Your Medicines.

August 25, 2022

There are many kinds of medicines available to bring down your blood... Read More.


How Can I Be More Engaged in My Healthcare?

July 08, 2022

Tips for Kidney Patients

To get a good quality healthcare, kidney patients and their advocates... Read More.


How to find a living kidney donor?

March 07, 2022

Many don't know where to begin looking for a living kidney donor... Read More.


Value-based care is here

March 01, 2022

A simple and bold idea of improving healthcare for patients is value-based care... Read More.


What is the Value Based Care Model for kidney patients?

January 07, 2022

East Bay Nephrology Medical Group participates in Medicare Value Based Care... Read More.


How do I get engaged as a kidney patient?

October 03, 2021

It is necessary to integrate the patient's point of view in the health... Read More.


SGLT2 inhibitors - What are they and do I need ?

August 02, 2021

Sodium-glucose co-transporter 2 (SGLT2) is a channel in the kidney... Read More.


What is a glomerular disease, and how do I know I have one?

June 21, 2021

Kidneys have about one million tiny filter units called nephrons. Each nephron... Read More.


Looking for a Kidney Donor?

June 14, 2021

When you have advanced kidney failure one of the treatment options... Read More.


Which Vaccinations are Needed with Kidney Disease?

May 03, 2021

Which vaccinations do I need?

Your primary care provider is the best person to ask about which vaccinations... Read More.


Ten Ways to Cut Out Salt

January 18, 2021

Low salt or sodium intake reduces blood pressure and with improves... Read More.


Why Choose Home Dialysis?

December 01, 2020

Did you know that 93% of Nephrologists and 89% of nurses will... Read More.


How long can dialysis continue?

January 10, 2019

The simple answer would be as long as you live and willing to ... Read More.


Chronic Kidney Disease

August 05, 2018

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a common medical problem in ... Read More.


Limit food if you're on Dialysis or late stage Kidney Disease

November 01, 2017

When you are on dialysis your diet is restricted, as certain food... Read More.


Learn more about Potassium

September 29, 2017

Potassium is one of the minerals in the body. Most of the... Read More.


What is involved in a Kidney Biopsy?

November 30, 2016

A kidney biopsy is done to remove a small piece of kidney tissue ... Read More.


Vitamin D and Chronic Kidney Disease

August 24, 2016

Vitamin D is a common supplement and many people incorporate it ... Read More.


What is Home Hemodialysis?

July 15, 2016

If your kidneys have started to fail, your kidney doctor will ... Read More.


What is Peritoneal Dialysis and How Does it Work?

April 15, 2016

To replace the kidney function of getting rid of waste products ... Read More.


How do I get started with Advance Care Planning?

January 15, 2016

Planning for the future can be challenging, especially if it is ... Read More.


Planning for your future care in advance

December 15, 2015

One thing is for sure, we are all aging. Even if you are not ... Read More.


What Can A Dialysis Patient Do To Reduce Chances Of Infections?

October 05, 2015

Infections are one of the leading causes of hospitalizations, ... Read More.


Taking Care of your Dialysis Access

August 15, 2015

To get hemodialysis we need a way to repeatedly reach your blood ... Read More.


Dialysis Access Q&A

June 30, 2015

Your access is your dialysis lifeline. You have only a few sites ... Read More.


How much protein should I eat?

May 14, 2015

The current recommendation for protein intake in healthy adults ... Read More.


How much water should I drink?

April 27, 2015

One of the most common questions I am asked, both by patients and... Read More.


Living with Kidney Disease.

March 18, 2015

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is on the rise and it has become a ... Read More.


When to Refer to Nephrology

February 15, 2015

To answer this better please refer to the list of items below:

All patients with calculated GFR < 60 and concomitant proteinuria... Read More.