What in the World is Mineral and Bone Disorder?

Mineral and Bone Disorder - kidney talk

Mineral and Bone Disorder - kidney talkA Nephrology nurse since 1970, Gail Wick has seen treatment for chronic kidney disease improve considerably. But one of the hidden side effects, happening long before kidneys fail, is secondary hyperparathyroidism, now known as Mineral and Bone Disorder. Find out what it is and how to cope with it from an expert.

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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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