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A gift of life: North Augusta woman offers kidney to stranger

...a safe one, that donors can survive with one kidney and that having only one does not increase chances to develop kidney disease later in life."Most people can wrap their heads around giving to some one they love, but it's a little bit harder...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-03-18/gift-life-north-augusta-woman
VA inspection reveals patient develops ulcer, loses wheelchair during Augusta stay

...Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., was known to suffer from medical conditions, including chronic heart failure, kidney disease and long-standing circulation problems in his left leg. He returned to the Au gus ta facility for follow-up assessments...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-02-13/va-inspection-reveals-patient
New heart guidelines allow higher blood pressures

...For those below age 60, the goal blood pressure remains less than 140/90, the same as before. For patients with kidney disease or diabetes, the new goal blood pressure is less than 140/90, less strict than the prior goal of 130/80.On...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2014-02-05/new-heart-guidelines-allow-h
National employment gap grows

...1,000 a month, but she says daily living can be challenging as she cares for her mother, who has end-stage kidney disease."For those trying to get ahead, there should be some help from government or companies to boost the economy and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/2013-09-16/national-employment-gap-gr
Mom wants best Christmas for girl fighting disease

A Swainsboro, Ga., mom whose 14-year-old daughter is fighting kidney disease is asking for help to make this her child's best Christmas ever."She's afraid that she may not see next year," the mother...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2012-12-06/mom-wants-best-christmas-girl
GHSU team looking at cause, prevention of diabetes

...disease and serious complications such as heart or kidney disease, and perhaps preventing that, will be the focus...the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases to come up with a five-year research plan that will...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/health/2012-12-10/ghsu-team-looking-cause-prev
Faith Calendar

...Rev. Charles GoodwinCORINTH BAPTIST: Health fair 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 15; Alzheimer's, diabetes, kidney disease, juvenile obesity/diabetes; free blood pressure and blood sugar checksJOHNSON GROVE BAPTIST: Saturday Night...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-05-17/faith-calendar
Around the block

...10:30 a.m. The cost is a $20 donation, which includes three raffle tickets and lunch.Kaleb, 14, has had kidney disease all of his life. He had a kidney transplant at 10 and suffered renal failure again at 13. Last year, he tested...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2013-06-18/around-block
Kidney Action Day to offer health screenings

A family history of kidney disease was a mystery to Nancy Jordan...his high blood pressure caused kidney disease. When Jordan was diagnosed with...and older can be screened for kidney disease and its leading causes ? blood...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2013-06-28/kidney-action-day-offer-healt
Faith Calendar

...Rev. Willie MinceyCORINTH BAPTIST: Health fair 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, June 15; Alzheimer's, diabetes, kidney disease, juvenile obesity/diabetes; free blood pressure and blood sugar checksJOHNSON GROVE BAPTIST: Saturday Night Live...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/your-faith/2013-05-24/faith-calendar