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bone and mineral health - Kidney Talk

Dr. Geoffrey Block, MD explains in great detail how important bone and mineral health is to a patient’s quality of life.  He understands what patients can do to get an “A” for their target phosphorus, calcium and Parathyroid Hormone (PTH) levels as established by their health care provider.

He also explains the trouble around reaching a consensus in the renal community for measuring quality and defining best practices in regards to bone and mineral disorder. This discrepancy is quickly becoming all the more worrisome as the Proposed Payment System for the Bundling of Dialysis Services is nearing implementation…

The information in this show can save your life- so don’t miss it!

You can also listen to the podcast on iTunes.

With your Hosts…

Stephen Furst Stephen Furst got his big break into movies in “Animal House,” in which he played Flounder. Stephen has also starred as Dr. Elliot Axelrod in “St. Elsewhere” and as Vir Cotto in “Babylon5.” He is a successful television and movie producer/director and a kidney patient.


Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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