Are You Taking Multiple Medications?

Did you know that some medications are harmful to your kidneys? Many medications do not affect your kidneys. Other medications can damage your kidneys causing a decrease in the kidney’s ability to clear the waste products from your blood. This may result in a higher creatinine or a lower GFR (Glomerular Filtration Rate). (Healthier kidney … Continued

Become an Involved Patient

Did you know that patients who are actively involved in their healthcare are healthier and have better outcomes? What does it take to actively participate in your care as apatient? How do you get started? Being involved starts with understanding your health problems. Some health problems have confusing names, make sure you know what each … Continued

Tips for Dealing With Holiday Stress

The holiday season sometimes brings on stress and depression. And it’s no wonder. The holidays present an array of demands such as parties, shopping, baking, cleaning and entertaining, to name just a few. Below are a few practical tips, you can use to minimize the stress that accompanies the holidays. You may even end up enjoying … Continued

Seven Dallas Nephrology Associates’ physicians nominated as Super Doctors®

Congratulations to 7 Dallas Nephrology Associates doctors who were recognized by their peers as Super Doctors® in the December 2019 issue of Texas Monthly.  Each year, Texas Monthly asks doctors across the state to nominate their colleagues who they would trust for their own medical care.  All candidates are evaluated based on peer recognition, professional … Continued

The Gift of Giving

The holiday season is a special time that you may want to focus on giving back.  Below are a few ideas of ways to celebrate the Gift of Giving.  Did you know that giving helps people in your community?  Whether you decide to make a monetary donation or volunteer your time, giving helps people in your … Continued

Medical Nutrition Therapy & Chronic Kidney Disease

Medical nutrition therapy (MNT) is nutrition counseling with a Registered Dietitian Nutritionist.  MNT helps to treat and slow down chronic kidney disease (CKD). An MNT session includes your health problems, lab tests, medicines, and personal food choices.  Some MNT goals are to: Improve blood pressure Keep protein intake at a safe level Help control blood … Continued

Emotional Health & Wellness

Have you ever gone to your doctor for either the first time or for a follow-up visit and received some news that was either surprising or worse than you had expected? Your reaction might have been one of frustration and irritation. Why did this happen to me? What is going to become of me and my family?  … Continued

Seventeen Dallas Nephrology Associates’ physicians voted to the 2019 D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas

Congratulations to the 17 Dallas Nephrology Associates’ physicians voted to the D Magazine Best Doctors in Dallas 2019! Dallas Nephrology Associates (DNA) is a national leader in providing comprehensive care for patients with kidney disease, kidney transplant, and hypertension. DNA has been a trusted source of information and top-quality kidney care in the Dallas-Fort Worth … Continued