Dr. Janis Lawrence-Jackson was named volunteer of the month for her work at the Sarasota Memorial Hospital community medical clinic.
DID YOU KNOW… Each of your kidneys is made up of about a million filtering units called nephrons. Each nephron includes a filter, called the glomerulus, and a tubule. The nephrons work through a two-step process: the glomerulus filters your blood, and the tubule returns needed substances to your blood and removes wastes.
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For a healthy body, exercise regularly and try adding more superfoods such as avocados, blueberries, sweet potato, and salmon. Healthy kidneys add up to a healthy body. Need assistance with kidney-related issues? Come visit us for the highest quality of patient care. Click here to learn more about our qualified team of physicians: http://www.gulfcoastkidney.com/about/our-physicians/.
Happy Holidays from all the staff at Gulf Coast Kidney Associates. As you celebrate this festive time of year, here are some kidney-friendly classic recipes to enjoy. ( https://www.epicurious.com/special…/kidney-friendly ). If we can be of assistance, contact us for a consultation (https://www.gulfcoastkidney.com/contacts).
Covid-19 can cause heart and kidney problems: An expert at John Hopkins Medicine stated” The kidney damage is, in some cases, severe enough to require dialysis. Some hospitals experiencing surges of patients who are very ill with COVID-19 have reported they are running short on the machines and sterile fluids needed to perform these kidney procedures.”https://www.google.com/url?sa=i… )
Tobacco products have a strong potential to damage the health of your kidneys? If you have questions or need a specialist, contact us for assistance or to schedule an appointment.
Fun Fact: Kidneys produce hormones that promote red blood cell creation