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Preventing Kidney Disease

Kidneys are a vital part of the human anatomy. They are crucial to regulating bodily fluids, filtering toxins, eliminating waste and keeping your blood minerals in balance. Kidneys also help regulate blood pressure, produce red blood cells and activate vitamin D for healthy bones. Certain conditions increase your risk for kidney disease One in three […]

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The Basics of Kidney Function

Your kidneys are an important part of the renal system, as they eliminate toxins and waste from your body. It’s important to understand the basics of kidney function, as they are a vital component to you health. Located on either side within your torso just below the rib cage, these bean-shaped organs: Filter waste out […]

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South Texas Renal Care is Expanding

South Texas Renal Care Group is excited to announce the expansion and building of brand new state-of-the-art renal care facilities in the Atascosa, Bexar, and Medina county area. Recently, we broke ground at our newest construction site in Lytle, Texas. This expansion helps us to continue to make you and your well being our top […]

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2016 Best Places to Work Awards

We are proud to announce that South Texas Renal Care Group was selected as a winner of the 2016 San Antonio Business Journal’s Best Places to Work award! The winners were selected based on data collected from confidential online surveys submitted by the companies’ employees and coordinated by Quantum Workplace, a company that conducts employment […]

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Tips For Healthy Kidneys

One out of three Americans has an increased risk for kidney disease due to factors like diabetes, high blood pressure, and a family history of kidney failure. But there are a few things you can do to help you keep your kidneys healthy. Get tested if you’re at risk If you’re at an increased risk […]

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Understanding Kidney Dialysis

What is kidney dialysis? Kidney dialysis is a treatment used to filter harmful wastes and excess fluid from the blood when the kidneys cannot do it on their own. Dialysis takes the place of many vital kidney functions and restores the blood to a normal, healthy state. Who needs kidney dialysis? People who suffer from […]

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National Kidney Month: Are You At Risk For Kidney Disease?

What is kidney disease? Your kidneys are responsible for filtering excess fluid and waste from the blood, to be disposed of in your urine. Kidney disease occurs when the kidneys can no longer filter these substances on their own, leading to dangerously high levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes building up in the body. This […]

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The doctors and staff at South Texas Renal Care Group explain the group’s vision and the drive towards compassionate care.