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The answer to this is option C. Dilation of the afferent arteriole will increase the renal plasma flow and glomerular filtration rate. The reasons for this are the following: the renal vascular resistance is lessened while the hydrostatic pressure is heightened. If the dilation of the eff...Read More

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Several things can lead to kidney stone formation. First, it is important to know that they are different kinds of kidney stones. Calcium oxalate stones, ammonium magnesium phosphate stones (struvite), uric acid stones and cysteine stones are the types of kidney stones. Calcium oxalate st...Read More

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There are many ways that a person must prepare for a marathon. Besides, practicing the ways in which someone runs in order to gain endurance and stamina during the race, the marathon runner must also prepare with the equipment and supplies that they will need during and right after the...Read More

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The kidneys play a very important role in osmoregulation. They are the main organs of osmoregulation in mammalian systems. The functional unit of the kidney is the nephron that filters the blood and generates urine. The kidneys regulate the water reabsorbed from the glomerulus in the kidney...Read More

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Many things can cause kidney failure. Many conditions can contribute to kidney damage, some are primary kidney diseases and some are conditions that indirectly affect the kidney. Some of the leading causes are:
Polycystic kidney disease – are hereditary kidney disease. There a...
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A UTI stands for Urinary Tract Infection. It is a common occurrence to get a UTI. Many people get them. They involve your urinary system. The urinary system includes your kidneys, bladder, urethra, and ureters. Infection takes place somewhere in this urinary system. They usually occur in...Read More

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There are several steps taken place to have Renal glucose reabsorption occur. The first step is for glucose in the proximal tube to be transported. It is carried along with sodium ions into the tube called the proximal convoluted tubule walls. This transport occurs by way of the SGLT2...Read More

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You should eat foods that can help reduce the amount of oxalate, animal protein, sodium and oxalate in your urine. Keep in mind that calcium oxalate stone is the most common type of stone (over 80% of total kidney stones diagnosed) so you want to consume food with less of these...Read More

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Someone suffering from kidney stone should avoid eating “stone forming” food. Examples are nuts and nut rich products; spinach, beets, chocolates, rhubarb and tea are highly rich in oxalate and should be avoided to prevent the reoccurrence of calcium oxalate stones. Avoid anim...Read More

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