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Medical Minute: Kidney Clinic
Established in 2002, Kidney Clinic is recognized as a leader in kidney care for the south metro Atlanta area. Our offices are conveniently located in Coweta and Fayette counties and offer expert care in the area of chronic kidney disease, hypertension, electrolyte disorders, and acute renal disease. In addition, we have partnered with Fresenius Medical Care and DaVita Kidney Care to treat dialysis patients at 10 area dialysis centers.
Boxing, running, dead lifts—diabetes doesn’t hold this Atlanta personal trainer back
Jonathan Kolowich is the kind of fitness trainer whose Instagram videos make you say, “Wait, whaaaaaat?” We’re talking about moves like Turkish get-ups with a heavy barbell or plyometric push-ups that jump from benches to the floor and back. These kinds of physical feats take practice, strength, and stamina, but Kolowich has to think about, monitor, and manage his blood sugar.
Georgia Regents earns $10M for diabetes study
The Center for Biotechnology and Genomic Medicine at Georgia Regents University in Augusta recently received $10 million in funding from the National Institutes of Health to continue research studying how genetics and environment might impact type 1 diabetes. The Environmental Determinants of Diabetes in the Young (TEDDY) study started in 2003 as an international collaboration by six clinical centers in the United States and Europe.
Morehouse research to-go
Morehouse School of Medicine recently unveiled what they say is the state's first mobile high-tech research unit equipped for research, prevention, and services. Using it, they can go to rural areas and let people take part in research trials, such as diabetes and stroke prevention studies.