What is the best thing to pair with a chilly winter day? Chili and cornbread, of course! This southern-style cornbread is a great addition to any meal, plus it is low in phosphorus making it kidney-friendly.
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is the gradual loss of kidney function. This happens to everyone over time. We do our best to slow down this process and prevent kidney failure. Sometimes we can even reverse disease!
The kidneys are the body's filters. When the kidneys don't work, many things happen. A Nephrologist tries to slow down chronic kidney disease. A Nephrologist tries to prevent kidney failure.
A Nephrologist is a doctor for the kidneys. You need a kidney specialist to treat kidney failure. Nephrologists treat acid-base and electrolyte problems, as well. Nephrologists can also treat and prevent kidney stones.
Nephrology is the practice of medicine that deals with the kidneys. The focus is on diseases that cause kidney failure. Nephrology also deals with related diseases like high blood pressure and high blood sugar.
We do everything possible to slow down worsening kidney function. Sometimes, we can improve kidney function! When function declines, we focus on kidney transplantation and home therapies. We see you at a dialysis unit for regular dialysis for those unable to complete therapies at home.
There is no need to have an office visit to answer your questions and get refills. We have staff available to answer your calls. We take care of you outside of your office visits.
We are the best Nephrology Practice in Tennessee.
We promise to do our best to be there with you every step of the way.