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Pledge to Prevent Kidney Disease

Take the Pledge to Prevent Kidney Disease Today! Get educated! 1 in 3 American adults is at high risk for developing kidney disease today. The risk increases to 1 in 2 over the course of a lifetime. Because kidney disease often has no symptoms, it can go undetected until it is very advanced. Early detection […]

Walking Against Kidney Disease

Walking Could Be Key Step Against Kidney Disease According to a new study, the more patients walked, the less their odds for early death or need for dialysis or a kidney transplant. Researchers found that regular walks helped kidney disease patients live longer and also cut the odds that they would need dialysis or a kidney transplant. “A minimal […]

Minority Health Month

April is National Minority Health Month! Tarrant Nephrology Associates recognizes this national health observance, along with the Center for Disease Control and Prevention, by educating communities on how to manage and prevent diabetes, which is the leading cause of kidney failure and disproportionately affects several minority groups. Nearly 26 million Americans have diabetes. Compared to non-Hispanic […]

Join Us for Kidney Walk 2014

  Tarrant Nephrology Associates and US Renal Care are excited to continue our support of the National Kidney Foundation and the Fort Worth Kidney Walk. Together, we are taking lifesaving steps to fight kidney disease in our community. The Kidney Walk is a fun event that brings families, friends and businesses together to bring awareness to kidney disease and fund lifesaving […]

World Kidney Day

                    World Kidney Day – March 13, 2014 – is a day to join forces to raise awareness, encourage prevention and education to fight this disease. Kidney diseases are silent killers, which will largely affect your quality of life. However, there are several easy ways to reduce […]

Small Lifestyle Changes Help Control Chronic Conditions

  According to the National Kidney Foundation, kidney disease affects 26 million Americans, while millions of others are at risk for the disease. Proper diet, regular exercise, medication, and frequent checkups can help slow chronic diseases and improve quality of life. However, many patients do not follow their doctor’s recommendations on the proper steps to […]

Know Your Numbers

When you visit your physician to be screened for kidney disease, he or she will measure certain aspects of your physical health. Some or all of the following tests may be used to check your health. Ask your healthcare team which tests you will have and how often they will be done. If your numbers are […]

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.

Flower Mound Open House

  You’re invited to join Tarrant Nephrology Associates for an Open House Reception at our new Flower Mound location on January 16th. Stop in and meet Dr. Afolabi and Dr. Bireddy.  

Get Active to Slow Kidney Disease

  Increased physical activity may slow kidney function decline in patients with kidney disease, according to a study in the Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (JASN). The study suggest that exercise may be the key to maintaining patients’ health. After following patients for an average of 3.7 years, researchers observed that exercise was inversely associated […]