The above is a picture of how a glomerulus looks. The glomerulus is one of a million filtering units that elegantly filter urine. When the tiny afferent arteriole that leads into the filter is dilated, it allows a larger amount of blood to flow into the glomerulus. Over time this…
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On August 13, 2021, The Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices (ACIP) unanimously passed a resolution recommending vaccination with an additional…
Michelle MishaFit Nguyen, MSHA, CPT, SFS and Stephen Z. Fadem, M.D., FASN
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Michelle MishaFit Nguyen, MSHA, CPT, SFS and Stephen Z. Fadem, MD, FASN
Evaluating microalbuminuria
PHOTO BY STEPHEN FADEM The heart has four chambers. The right side of the heart receives blood from the body into the right atrium. It then travels…
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