Meet one of our Physicians: SAMANTHA KALAKURTHY, M.D. – Specializing in: Kidney disease, Hypertension, Cystic kidneys, Post-transplant Management, Bone mineral disease. University Appointment: Associate Professor of Internal Medicine at University of South Florida. Contact us to schedule an appointment #sarasotakidneyspecialists #gulfcoastkidney
In patients with polycystic kidney disease, studies have shown that intermittent fasting may help to reduce cyst growth, due to its ability to also decrease fibrosis.
This option isn’t for everyone…Contact your health professional to discuss the possibility of integrating this into your health regimen. Need to schedule a consult? www.GulfCoastKidney.com
Looking for some new kidney-friendly recipes? Here are some ideas that may spark a little creativity in the kitchen: https://kitchen.kidneyfund.org/find-recipes/
STAY HEALTHY! Walking is highly recommended as it can help curb cardiovascular conditions, a major health risk for people with chronic kidney disease.
Exercise regularly and eat right. Contact your health professional to create a healthy exercise plan. www.GulfCoastKidney.com .
Gulf Coast Kidney Associates is pleased to announce a new team member!
Dr. BORIS MEDVEDOVSKY D.O, board certified nephrologist, has joined our outstanding group of physicians.
Dr. Medvedovsky specializes in all aspects of nephrology, including acute and chronic kidney failure, hypertension, glomerular diseases, electrolyte and acid base disorders, kidney stones, kidney transplant, hemodialysis, and peritoneal dialysis. Read his full bio on our teams page.
Did You Know…when the tiny filters in your kidneys are damaged, they allow a protein called albumin to escape from your blood into your urine. Treating this problem early can help prevent it from escalating.
If you need assistance, schedule a consultation with Gulf Coast Kidney Associates today.
TAKE NOTE! Blood in your urine can be a sign that something is wrong with your kidneys or another part of your urinary tract.
Having blood in your urine does not necessarily mean that you have kidney disease, but because kidney problems can lead to kidney disease, it is important to address the problem as soon as possible.
Need professional assistance? Contact www.GulfCoastKidney.com for an appointment.
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Struggling to decide how to lead a kidney-friendly lifestyle? Choosing the right foods to eat is a great choice for a great ‘start’.
View this article for a ‘kidney-friendly checklist’ to get your grocery shopping off to a great start! (READ)