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Definitions: What is Pyelonephritis?

Definitions: What is Pyelonephritis?

What is Pyelonephritis? When news of One Direction’s Liam Payne's re-emerging kidney problems began to surface, fans began to worry about his health. https://twitter.com/1_newsong/status/656584246740561920 Liam has Pyelonephritis, an acute infection of the kidneys which can be painful and cause fevers, but it is very treatable. So what is it? Pyelonephritis is a urinary tract infection (UTI). UTIs[Read more]
Recipe: Summer Antipasto Pasta Salad

Recipe: Summer Antipasto Pasta Salad

  Do you have a potluck coming up? Did you volunteer to bring a side? Are you still deciding what to bring? Did you wait until the last minute? Well we've got good news for you! Here's a great idea for a side that's delicious, easy (there's only 2 steps!!!), and kidney-friendly.[Read more]
Recipe: Strawberry Fool

Recipe: Strawberry Fool

Summer is here! The sun is out and it's hot. You  feel the sweat beginning to form on your brow and you start thinking of all the cool treats you know you shouldn't have: ice cream, an ice cold cola, a milk shake. But never fear! We've got a kidney-friendly dessert that will[Read more]
5 Pee Scenarios We Can All Relate To

5 Pee Scenarios We Can All Relate To

  We all go. Let's not be embarrassed about it. We bet you can identify with these urinary situations:  1. Trying to be sly at the pool. The chlorine takes care of the germs right? Right?! 2. When your bathroom dream wasn't a dream. Seriously? Shouldn't I know not to do this by now?! 3. When you nope[Read more]
Making Your Recipes Kidney Friendly Part 2

Making Your Recipes Kidney Friendly Part 2

Now that you’re beginning to get the hang of making your favorite recipes kidney friendly here are a few more hints. Using fresh ingredients is very important. Processed foods, such as those in cans, boxes or other packages, often contain additives and preservatives which are high in sodium and phosphorus. Canned[Read more]