Heart Disease Adds to the Risk for Kidney Failure

Heart Disease Adds to the Risk for Kidney Failure

Heart disease may increase one’s odds for kidney failure, a new study finds. “Individuals with a history of cardiovascular disease should be recognized as a high-risk population for kidney failure,” said study leader Dr. Junichi Ishigami of Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore. “Physicians should be aware of cardiovascular disease as an […]

2020: What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

2020: What You Need to Know About the Ketogenic Diet

1. Overview The ketogenic or “keto” diet is a low-carb, high-fat diet designed to promote the body’s metabolism running on fats and ketones rather than carbohydrates and sugars. The ketogenic diet is designed to promote ketosis, the fat metabolism often associated with fasting 2. Some History In Y 1921 endocrinologist Rollin Woodyatt discovered ketone bodies […]