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News tag: kidney disease


Women with type 1 diabetes have higher risk of death than men

6 Feb, 2015 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
Lack of “female protection” is the reason researchers suspect explains the different rates of death between women and men who have type 1 diabetes. A recent meta-analysis reveals that women with type 1 diabetes have a 40% increased excess risk of death from all causes compared to men suffering with…


High salt content diets damage our kidneys

17 Nov, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 1 comment
Having too much salt in one’s diet increases the risk of developing kidney problems, a new research reminds us. High sodium intake, with an average of 4.7g a day, has been linked with an increased risk of needing dialysis, but no benefit was seen for low sodium intake averaging 2g…


Mediterranean diet prevents chronic kidney disease

31 Oct, 2014 | by Ion Gireada | 0 comments
A diet rich in fruits, vegetables, nuts, fish, legumes, and healthy fats including olive oil offers substantial benefits. In addition to cutting the risk of a heart attack, protecting against diabetes, and preventing childhood obesity, the Mediterranean diet also lowers the risk of developing chronic kidney disease by almost 50…