Kidney Solutions Blog

PKD Awareness Day

PKD Awareness Day is designed to bring to the attention of people everywhere the need for continued research to find a cure for polycystic kidney disease (PKD). According to the PKD Foundation,  “On September 4th, we celebrate PKD Awareness Day. A day dedicated to educating and inspiring our friends, families, and communities to learn about PKD. …

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A Plant-Based Diet: What Are The Pros and Cons

Recently I did a Broadcast on the Urban Health Outreach Media With Dr Blake Shusterman and Dr Shivam Joshi. Dr. Blake Shusterman, the Cooking Doc strongly recommended some version of a plant-based diet. Dr. Blake Shusterman is President and Physician Partner at Carolina Nephrology, a twenty-two provider practice in Greenville, SC. He is also the …

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Add Some Spice to Your Kidney Life, Palliative Care is Not Just End of Life Care Any More

1. Introduction Recently, I did an interview with Dr. Holly Koncicki, a Board Certified Specialist in Nephrology and Palliative Care. https://www.facebook.com/UrbanHealthOutreachmedia/videos/281456137099205/. I also read her article, Growing Role of Palliative Care for those with Kidney Disease – What You Need to Know. https://getpalliativecare.org/growing-role-of-palliative-care-for-those-with-kidney-disease-what-you-need-to-know/.  I was surprised to learn that Palliative Care has expanded it’s reach beyond just …

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