chronic kidney disease

truth be told

I had just finished presenting my body of research for the prior six years in hopes of convincing the committee I was worthy of promotion from Assistant to Associate Professor of Medicine when the chairperson said, “It is clear palliative care is your passion, so you should stop wasting your time with the dental research." I. Should. Stop. Wasting. My. Time.

if more of us knew

Today is World Kidney Day. This year's theme is "Kidney Disease & Children: Act Early To Prevent It!" but since its inception in 2006,  the common goal of every theme has been to make more people aware of kidney disease early in its course, in hopes that it’s progression to end-stage kidney disease may be prevented or at least delayed.