We hear all the time how important it is to stay hydrated—and if you’re anything like me, it’s a challenge (which, I’ll admit, I do not accomplish 97% of the time). However, if you have certain medical conditions, it’s even more important to drink enough fluids (especially water, but also other non-caffeinated beverages) to help … Continue reading “Why Staying Hydrated Can Help Manage Medical Conditions”

It’s that exciting time of year when kids start asking can I go tot camp? Most parents, of course, rejoice at the thought of some kid-free time in the summer! However, if your kid has a medical condition—food allergies, diabetes, asthma, or epilepsy, for example—it can be harder to figure out the right place to … Continue reading “Choosing a Summer Camp for Kids with Medical Conditions”

National Kidney Month

Posted on March 28, 2016 by Gerry

In addition to removing wastes and fluid from your body, your kidneys perform these other important jobs: Control the water in your body and chemicals in your blood including sodium, potassium, phosphorus and calcium Remove drugs and toxins that may have been put into your body Free hormones into your blood to help your body: … Continue reading “National Kidney Month”