A New Approach to Treating Chronic Kidney Disease: Replenishing Your Nephrons

As some of you may know, I have chronic kidney disease (CKD). Thanks to my wife and the scare put into me by my nephrologist, that I would soon have to begin dialysis, I have managed to get my CKD  in remission, or at least under control. My GFR number (that indicates when you must start dialysis) has held steady, or actually gotten better since my wife put me on a strict diet and I have lost about 15 pounds – and my nephrologist took me off of lisinopril (for blood pressure control), which seemed to raise my GFR by (Read more...)

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