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Double Check or Die, Chronic Kidney Disease

I Scheduled my colonoscopy a month previous and it was the day before the hated test.  I got the large, gallon-sized container out of the bathroom and read the label for the first time. TRILYTE Generic Name: peg-3350, sodium chloride, … Continue reading

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High potassium or hyperkalemia in kidney disease

As the kidney function declines so does the ability remove potassium from the blood stream.  A potassium level that is too  high or too low is dangerous and can cause death. Hyperkalemia or high potassium is detected through a blood test. … Continue reading

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