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Good day and welcome to this week’s episode of the Nursing Show podcast for nurses, by nurses. I’m your host Jamie Davis and I’d like to take this opportunity to thank you for checking out the show this week. First up, in this week’s nursing news items, we will look at a new study that reports that a sedentary lifestyle is worse for you than obesity for long term health.
Then in this week’s special tip segment, I interview Dr. Jeff Giullian, a nephrologist who talks with me about kidney disease. What can we as nurses do to better recognize people at risk for this disorder and how can we manage those patients who already present with kidney disease? We’ll find out that that and more later in this episode after the news.
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Tip of the Week – Understanding Kidney Disease Risks and Treatment
Kidney disease may not grab the headlines, but it causes more deaths than breast and prostate cancer combined. In fact, one in three american adults are currently at risk for developing kidney disease, and modern lifestyles can take part of the blame. I got the chance to chat with Dr. Jeff Giullian about what to look for and new research into kidney disease. He’s a nephrologist and a partner at South Denver Nephrology Associates, in Denver Colorado.
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Other Podcasts from Jamie Davis:
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