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Dialysis Patients Living Longer

Fewer new cases of end-stage renal disease are being reported in the United States and mortality rates are declining, indicating that patients on dialysis or with a kidney transplant are living longer. The trends were revealed by the United States Renal Data System (USRDS) coordinating center, based at the University of Michigan in partnership with […]

Keller Open House

  You’re invited to join Tarrant Nephrology Associates for an Open House Reception at our new Keller location on February 6th. Stop in and meet Dr. Afolabi and Dr. Bireddy.

Tarrant Nephrology Associates Cuts Ribbon on Flower Mound Clinic

Tarrant Nephrology Associates recently cut the ribbon on its newest clinic location in Flower Mound. Dr. Oladapo Afolabi and Dr. Suman Bireddy will serve as the attending physicians at the Flower Mound clinic. “We are excited to bring comprehensive kidney care to Flower Mound,” says Dr. Ponniah Sankarapandian, President at Tarrant Nephrology Associates. “This clinic […]

Tarrant Nephrology Associates Opens Keller Clinic

Tarrant Nephrology Associates has opened an outpatient clinic in Keller, located at 4420 Heritage Trace Parkway, Suite 312. Tarrant Nephrology’s newest outpatient clinic will bring comprehensive kidney care, along with a team of the region’s top nephrologists and staff, to the Keller area. Tarrant Nephrology’s Keller clinic will house 12 dialysis treatment chairs and will […]

Kidney Function Declines Faster in Black Patients

Kidney function may decline faster in black patients, according to a recent small cohort study. The Dutch study demonstrated an increased rate of progression to dialysis among black patients with chronic kidney disease compared with white patients. Even in a universal healthcare system that presumably provides equal care to all people, black patients with chronic […]