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Hyperkalemia

What is hyperkalemia? True hyperkalemia is described as increased potassium level in the blood. People at risk are those with renal failure, especially if they have a high dietary potassium intake or are taking additional medication that may predispose a person to develop hyperkalemia. High potassium dietary contents • Pinto Beans • Raisins • Honeydew […]

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Kidney Disease

Kidney disease could be acute (short-term) or chronic (long-term): Acute Kidney Disease (AKI) Acute kidney injury (AKI) is an abrupt decline in kidney function. It is a decline in the function of the kidney secondary to functional or structural changes to the kidney. It is measured by the increase markers in the blood called BUN […]

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Kidney Replacement Therapy

Peritoneal dialysis (PD) Home hemodialysis Hemodialysis (HD) Kidney Transplant Abbas Rabiei, M.D., F.A.S.N. practices Nephrology and Internal Medicine in Jupiter and West Palm Beach specializing in Kidney Replacement Therapy. Call 561-253-8121 today for an appointment!

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Kidney Bone Disease

How is chronic kidney disease (CKD) related to bone disease? Healthy kidneys keep the right amount of phosphorus and calcium in your body. When your kidneys are not working, too much phosphorus can build up in your blood. This can cause the kidneys to pull calcium from your bones, making them weak. Healthy kidneys also […]

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Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease

Abbas Rabiei, M.D., F.A.S.N. practices Nephrology and Internal Medicine in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens and West Palm Beach specializing in Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease. Call 561-253-8121 today for an appointment! The incidence of anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases as the patients with glomerular filtration rate (GFR) declines. Based on a study […]

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Diabetes Causing Kidney Disease

How does diabetes mellitus cause chronic kidney disease? The relationship between diabetes mellitus and chronic kidney disease is the development of diabetic nephropathy. Diabetic nephropathy is a result of protein found in the urine or proteinuria. Diabetic nephropathy is the most leading cause of end-stage renal disease.  The proteins found in the urine create “glomerular […]

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Hypertension Management

Abbas Rabiei, M.D., F.A.S.N. practices Nephrology and Internal Medicine in Jupiter, Palm Beach Gardens and West Palm Beach specializing in Hypertension Management. Call 561-253-8121 today for an appointment! Management of hypertension is not only achieved with medication. Good blood pressure control involves lifestyle changes which includes healthy diet and weight management. A healthy diet consists of low […]

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