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Tarrant Nephrology in National Kidney Foundation held on June 25, 2017

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ASDIN 13th Annual Scientific Meeting

ASDIN 13th Annual Scientific Meeting Feb 10th – 12th 2017 ASDIN 13th Annual Scientific Meeting – February 10-12, 2017 Highest quality of care and cutting edge clinical research team from Texas Research Institute, PPG Healthcare PA and Tarrant Nephrology Associates had a valuable representation at the ASDIN 13th Annual Scientific Meeting held at New Orleans […]

Fort Worth Kidney Walk

Together, we are taking lifesaving steps to fight kidney disease in our community. This year, we are dedicating our team to the memory of Dr. Darrell Hirt. He loved this fun event that brings families, friends and businesses together to raise awareness of kidney disease and raises funds for lifesaving programs that support our patients. Join Tarrant Nephrology […]

ASDIN award talk

                        Tarrant Nephrology Associates had a strong representation at the “American Society of Diagnostic and Interventional Nephrology” conference held at Phoenix on Feb 19-21. Two research posters and two podium presentations were presented at the conference by Dr.Bala. One of the two posters titled […]

Arlington Police Officer Starts Kidney Swap Chain

                “I AM WILLING TO DONATE A KIDNEY TO WHOEVER NEEDS IT” Fort Worth, Texas (January 28, 2016) – An Arlington police officer, selflessly decided to donate one of his own kidneys to a stranger. This past week, his generous donation at Plaza Medical Center of Fort Worth […]

Kidney Disease Trends

A recent report from the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) identified both positive and negative trends in kidney disease in the U.S. Highlights from the report include: Fewer deaths were reported among dialysis and kidney transplant patients in 2013. Prevalence of end-stage kidney disease continued to rise. The size of the dialysis population increased 4 […]

Plant Protein Reduces Mortality

  Chronic kidney disease patients who consume a higher ratio of plant protein have lower mortality rates, according to research recently published in the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. Researchers found that every 33% increase in the ratio of plant protein to total protein consumed resulted in a lower risk of death for those with chronic kidney disease […]

National Diabetes Month

November is National Diabetes Month. It’s important to remember that diabetes is a major risk factor for kidney disease. Diabetes is responsible for more than 40 percent of patients on kidney dialysis today. What does diabetes do to the kidneys? Diabetes is a disease in which your body does not make enough insulin or cannot use […]