Kidney Failure

Benefits of Vitamin B1 for Your Kidneys

Diabetes takes a toll on many organs in the body, and the kidneys are one of the hardest hit. According to the American Diabetes Association, diabetes is the leading cause of kidney failure and accounts for almost half of all cases diagnosed each year. The good news is that you’re not…

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Nutrient Spotlight: Importance of Minerals

…heart, and decreases insulin resistance. This important mineral also helps prevent heart attacks, high blood pressure, heart arrhythmia, asthma, and kidney stones. I recommend at least 500 mg of magnesium daily. Calcium Calcium is critical for strong bones and teeth. It combines with phosphorus to…

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Diabetes Is Much Too Serious to Ignore

…under control right away. Most folks are unaware of the many diabetes complications, and that this disease is the leading cause of blindness, kidney failure, and amputations in this country. People living with diabetes are more likely to have—and die of—a heart attack or stroke than…

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Diabetes Treatment: EDTA Chelation

…often used to treat patients with early kidney disease because, even at low levels, lead has been shown to speed up the progression of kidney damage. It is important to note, however, that intravenous therapy is never offered to patients with severe kidney failure because their bodies cannot handle…

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Hope for Hepatitis C

…main goal of treating hepatitis C is to retard the progression of serious problems such as cirrhosis (scarring of the liver), cancer, and liver failure. However, research published in the New England Journal of Medicine casts doubt on interferon’s prolonged use for the management of this…

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Diabetes is a Silent Killer

…sugar levels realize the urgency of managing diabetes in its early stages. Most are unaware that diabetes is the leading cause of blindness, kidney failure, and amputations in this country, or that people with diabetes are more likely to have—and die of—a heart attack or stroke than…

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Get Pumped with EECP Therapy

…back any time I have a serious health problem, and I have definitely ruled out heart surgery.” EECP is a proven therapy for angina and heart failure. And because improvements in circulation and arterial health are systemic, we also use EECP therapy at Whitaker Wellness to treat patients with…

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How to Boost Circulation

…antibodies and other immune cells to areas of infection, carries heat from inner organs out to the skin, and transports waste products to the kidneys for elimination from the body. When your circulation is impaired, all of these functions may be compromised. Fortunately, there are several safe,…

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