What You Must Know About Kidney Disease: A Practical Guide to Using Conventional and Complementary Treatments

What You Must Know About Kidney Disease: A Practical Guide to Using Conventional and Complementary Treatments

by Rich Snyder

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What You Must Know About Kidney Disease: A Practical Guide to Using Conventional and Complementary Treatments by Rich Snyder

While the news that you or a loved one has kidney disease can be shocking, for over 26 million Americans, it is a reality. After the initial diagnosis, patients and families usually have a myriad of questions about treatment options.

What You Must Know About Kidney Diseaseis designed not only to answer these questions, but also to provide the up-to-date information you need to cope with this potentially devastating problem.

The book is divided into three parts. Part One provides an overview of the kidneys’ structure and function, as well as common kidney disorders. It also guides you in asking yourdoctor questions that will help you better understand both status and prognosis. Part Two examines kidney problems and their conventional treatments. Part Three provides an indepth look at the most effective complementary treatments, from lifestyle changes to alternative healing methods.

The diagnosis of kidney disease is the first step of an unexpected journey. What You Must Know About Kidney Disease will help you understand the challenges ahead andchoose the very best treatments available.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780757003264
Publisher: Square One Publishers
Publication date: 12/28/2009
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 206,082
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

Rich Snyder, DO, holds a medical degree from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. He completed his residency in Internal Medicine at Abington Memorial Hospital and his Nephrology Fellowship at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. He is board certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology.

Dr. Synder is a contributing member of the American Osteopathic Association, the American College of Osteopathic Internists, the Renal Physicians Association, and several other medical organizations. He is also the author or co-author of numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals and is the best-selling author of What You Must Know About Kidney Disease. In addition to being a popular speaker, Dr. Snyder has appeared on numerous radio and televisions shows throughout North America. Currently, Dr. Snyder maintains a full-time clinical nephrology practice in Easton, Pennsylvania.

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