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Dr. Arthur Heller
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Diet (Definition)

refers to all the physical matter humans (like all living creatures) must take in on a recurring basis; only partially for energy. Like all life on planet humans are open systems which keep tearing down their structure & require intake of atoms/molecules from which to rebuild their structure. Intestinal lining cells replaced ~every 3 days. CaPO4 in bones ~every 6 years, ...Read more


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What is metabolic syndrome in obese children?

What is metabolic syndrome in obese children?

3 out of 4: Abdominal obesity, elevated blood sugar, high triglycerides or low HDL (good) cholesterol, elevated blood pressure. 3 out of 4 of these criteria are required to make a diagnosis of metabolic syndrome in kids. Metabolic syndrome is also considered a risk for developing cardiovascular disease and diabetes in kids. ...Read more

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Why is there hematuria in nephritic syndrome and not in nephrotic syndrome?

Why is there hematuria in nephritic syndrome and not in nephrotic syndrome?

Different physiology: The blood vessels in the glomeruli are damaged by inflammation in the nephritic syndrome sufficient for at least a few of them to bleed. They merely leak protein in the nephrotic syndrome, in which obvious inflammation in the classic sense is not visible but protein-retaining molecules in the gbm are lost. Famously, the membranoproliferative glomerulonephritis family produces both syndromes. ...Read more

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Which is the best diet for people with 'irritable bowel syndrome'?

Which is the best diet for people with 'irritable bowel syndrome'?

Daily fiber: Any diet will do, but incorporate daily fiber. Sometimes supplementation is needed with something like benifiber to help with symptoms. ...Read more

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What about Syndrome of Bartter care news in USA? i have this and in Italy is a rare disease. Care?? only potassium? news in USA patients?

What about Syndrome of Bartter care news in USA? i have this and in Italy is a rare disease. Care?? only potassium? news in USA patients?

Depends on mutation: ACE inhibitors, spironolactone and increased salt and potassium are used along with extra potassium through supplements. There are many different forms of Bartter Syndrome, at least five known gene defects, each with different age of presentation and associated problems. Knowing the specific gene defect will help guide care. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for kids with noonan syndrome?

What is the life expectancy for kids with noonan syndrome?

May be normal: Children with Noonan's Syndrome may have cardiac abnormalities such as pulmonic stenosis, ASD (atrial septal defect), VSD (ventricular septal defect). If these abnormalities are mild, then the life expectancy may be normal. ...Read more

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What's the best diet for people with polysistic ovarian syndrome?

What's the best diet for people with polysistic ovarian syndrome?

Mediterranean diet: This diet is the best for your long term maintenance... Especially if your condition is associated with obesity. ...Read more

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What is the best foods for kid having nephrotic syndrome?

Avoid salt: Talk to your child's doctor specifically about his/her case, but when swollen, try to avoid salt. ...Read more

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Any recommended diets for patients with cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Any recommended diets for patients with cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Endometriosis : Usually symptoms which are cyclical may be associated with menstrual cycle. If you are having pain with periods in addition to episodes of vomiting and or diarrhea with your menstrual cycle then consider continuous birth control pills or Depo Provera (medroxyprogesterone) if there is no association with periods then i would get a GI work up. ...Read more

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What is the percentage of women with polycystic ovary syndrome who go through life with no children?

What is the percentage of women with polycystic ovary syndrome who go through life with no children?

We don't know ...: We don't know as some women with polycystic ovarian syndrome (pcos) don't try to have kids or don't want to have children. Most women with pcos who do want to conceive can have children though. Some conceive with no fertility treatment, some need medications like glucophage, (metformin) Clomid or Femara (letrozole), while others need in vitro fertilization (ivf). See a fertility md if you want to get pregnant. ...Read more

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Which type of diet is recommended for one who has chronic renal disease?

Which type of diet is recommended for one who has chronic renal disease?

Diet: There are guidelines for how much fluid, salt, and protein you need to eat. Here is a comprehensive article: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html. ...Read more

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What to expect with an infant with bartters syndrome and juvenile diabetes?

Bartter Syndrome is: A group of genetic disorders caused by 5 mutations inherited in an autosomal recessive pattern . When both parents carry the same mutation, each of their children has a 25% chance of having bartter syndrome. Type 4 is associated with "nerve deafness." altered re-absorption of electrolytes by the kidneys impacts health, growth & development. See: http://barttersite.Org/what-is-bartters-syndrome/. ...Read more

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What percentage of children with nephrotic syndrome do not relapse?

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What percentage of children with nephrotic syndrome do not relapse?

60-70 percent: The relapse rate has decreased in children treated with longer initial steroid courses. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for patients with apert syndrome?

What is the life expectancy for patients with apert syndrome?

Normal: before neurosurgeons learned how to open skulls tutors patients who went untreated would have severe effects from constructing the brain since the skull could not grow. When treated early, The brain is allowed to grow normally. ...Read more

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How rare is a stroke in the male age group 25-30?Especislly with no family history and healthy life style.What causes them in young? Severe HP/ HChol?

How rare is a stroke in the male age group 25-30?Especislly with no family history and healthy life style.What causes them in young? Severe HP/ HChol?

Can be complex: Strokes in young folks are often caused by very different disorders, such as classical migraine associated with smoking and female hormones, but another to search for might be MTHFR mutations with high homocysteine, or perhaps cocaine or meth issues. Trauma of course, congenital vascular malformations. Would suggest an opinion at a nearby medical school, as there could be future risks. ...Read more

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Treatments and management of exercise for a patient suffering from gitelmans syndrome?

Treatments and management of exercise for a patient suffering from gitelmans syndrome?

Exercise: Intense exercise that causes sweating can change electorlyes. You are safe doing low intensity exercise that does not lead to profuse sweating. Ie yoga, but any exercise at low intensity should be fine. Consult your physician. ...Read more

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Can you please suggest treatment for nephrotic syndromes in children?

Can you please suggest treatment for nephrotic syndromes in children?

Be Proactive: As the parent of a child with a complicated disease like nephrotic syndrome find the best pediatric nephrologist you can. They are usually found at children's hospitals to confirm the diagnosis and initiate treatment, usually steroids. There are many types of nephrotic syndrome so a good initial evaluation is important. See http://www.Nephcure.Org/nephrotic-syndrome-facts. ...Read more

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What is the life expectancy for kids who have treachers collins syndrome?

What is the life expectancy for kids who have treachers collins syndrome?

Normal: If the craniofacial abnormalities are addressed then the life expectancy can be otherwise normal. ...Read more

Dr. Donald Batisky
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Nephrotic Syndrome (Definition)

A condition caused by dysfunction of the kidney, in which large amounts of protein ...Read more