Take Care of Your Kidneys and they’ll take care of YOU!

Take care of your Kidneys and they will take care of YOU! Kidney disease can increase chances of having heart disease, heart attacks and strokes. Keeping your kidneys healthy will help take care of your heart—and the rest of you!

Read more with this overview document, including signs of kidney disease, who is more likely to develop kidney disease, and other key facts. READ: https://www.cdc.gov/kidneydisease/pdf/CKD_TakeCare.pdf .

Kidney Healthy Recipes: BBQ Pineapple Chicken

Kidney-Friendly Recipes: BBQ Pineapple Chicken – enjoy this recipe that has an easy prep and quick cook time. It’s as delicious as it is healthy!
https://www.kidney.org/recipes/bbq-pineapple-chicken
Search more recipes at: https://www.kidney.org/recipes-search. Or visit our team at: www.GulfCoastKidney.com if you need medical support. #GulfcostKidney #kidneyspecialists

Kind Words from SMH for Dr. Lawrence-Jackson

Sarasota Memorial Hospital recently posted kind words about our own Dr. Lawrence-Jackson.  She is thrilled to be able to lend her own efforts to the wonderful team at SMH.

Excerpt:  We’d like to send a shoutout & *BIG THANKS* to SMH Nephrologist Janis Lawrence-Jackson, DO, for her continued commitment as a volunteer specialty physician with Sarasota Memorial’s Community Specialty Clinic! #YouRock #smhHeroDocs #MeetTheDocsOfTheCSC

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Healthy Diet and your Kidneys

KEEPING A HEALTHY DIET: Some patients, particularly those with high potassium and/or those who are diabetic, are not recommended to consume avocados and sweet potatoes. Not certain? You may want to avoid these foods entirely. Be sure to check with your doctor for detailed suggestions. If you need professional advice or assistance, contact us for a consultation. www.gulfcoastkidney.com