Kidney & Urinary

Are apple-shaped bodies more prone to kidney disease? 
Are apple-shaped bodies more prone to kidney disease?
According to a new report, when abdominal fat increases it lowers kidney function, putting people at risk for kidney disease later in life.
10-year-old faces adult changes after diabetes diagnosis  Featured
10-year-old faces adult changes after diabetes diagnosis
Diego Diaz is adjusting to living with Type 1 diabetes. Find out how he’s coping with his diagnosis. Also, learn what symptoms to look for when it comes to detecting childhood diabetes and how to help their little ones manage day to day life.
Americans missing important messages about obesity 
Americans missing important messages about obesity
Most people know that obesity can lead to heart disease and diabetes but aren’t clued in to the fact it can also lead to cancer. Doctors say if more people knew all of the risks, they might be motivated to shed those unwanted pounds.
Early detection key for prostate cancer  Featured
Early detection key for prostate cancer
Prostate cancer is the most common cancer in men in the United States. But with the right care, you can detect it, treat it — and survive it. Spotting it sooner than later, doctors say, is the key.
Older people with kidney cancer might think twice about surgery 
Older people with kidney cancer might think twice about surgery
Wait and see may be the best approach vs. surgery for older patients with kidney cancer.
7 steps to medication safety  Featured
7 steps to medication safety
Use this checklist to manage all the meds in your home