16 Dallas Nephrology Associates’ physicians voted 2020 D Magazine’s Best Doctors in Dallas

Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) would like to congratulate our 16 physicians who were voted to the D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas and Collin County in 2020. Our physicians continue to take the lead in fighting Chronic Kidney Disease, Diabetes and Hypertension through leadership roles in education and research. View the D Magazine Feature. Look … Continued

Congratulations to our ASN Kidney Week Doctors

Congratulations to Dr. Roberto Collazo-Maldonado and Dr. Hassan Alhalabi of Dallas Nephrology Associates for their contributions to the American Society of Nephrology ASN Kidney Week 2020!  Three of Dr. Collazo-Maldonado’s abstracts were accepted for the virtual event: Severe Rhabdomyolysis in the Time of Coronavirus Diagnosing Vasculitis in the Era of COVID-19: A Diagnostic Dilemma for House … Continued

Advance Directives

What is an Advance Directive? A gift to your support person (people) letting them know what matters most to you. Usually, the first step is to choose a Healthcare Agent. This person would be the one you trust to make decisions for you IF you cannot do so yourself. A written plan for loved ones and health care providers … Continued

Fistula Arm Exercises

Improve your access outcome by exercising your fistula arm before and after placement. Prior to dialysis, the exercises will increase vein size and will build up the vein after to provide muscle tone for vein stability and easier needle placement. Ask your doctor which arm will be used for your access. This is your “Access … Continued

Organ Donor Awareness

Many people who need transplants of organs and tissues cannot get them because of a shortage of donations. Of the 112,000+ Americans who are currently on the waiting list for a lifesaving organ transplant, approximately 100,000 need a kidney. The average waiting time for a kidney from a deceased donor is 3 to 5 years.  … Continued