Information on a variety of renal topics

Presented by:

I. David Weiner, M.D.

Co-holder, C. Craig and Audrae Tisher Chair in Nephrology
Professor of Medicine and Physiology and Functional Genomics
University of Florida College of Medicine and NF/SGVHS

My lecture notes are organized by the medical audience to whom they were originally directed. Just click on the link below to be taken to the notes.

Formulas important in renal medicine
Potassium helps to decrease blood pressure, and may protect from strokes and from sudden death from a myocardial infarction ("heart attack").  The link below provides information on potassium content of many foods.  If you have kidney damage, whether from diabetes, high blood pressure or any other cause, check with your doctor before altering your food-related potassium intake.