Patient Education

Be a Kidney Coach

Balboa Nephrology is pleased to partner with the American Kidney Fund (AKF) in support of their Kidney Health Coach (KHC) program. KHC is a free, virtual health education program that provides health professionals and lay audiences with the knowledge and tools to...

World Mental Health Day

World Mental Health Day is Monday, October 10, 2022 and is an international day for global mental health education, awareness and advocacy against social stigma. It was first celebrated in 1992 at the initiative of the World Federation for Mental Health, a global...

Clinical Trials

Is a clinical trial right for you?  What is a clinical trial, anyway? Recently, our very own Dr. Berenji participated in a webinar called Kidney Conversations with ReMend. It was an informative conversation about the importance of active patient engagement in all...

Stay Hydrated

We're about to enter the hottest months of the year, so staying hydrated is critical. Dehydration can harm your kidneys and it's vital to know the warning symptoms.  It's important to do all you can to slow down the damage to your kidneys and keep your kidneys...

Sleep Strategies

How did you sleep last night? People with chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease are more likely to experience sleep disturbances. If you're a person with CKD, what can you do to get a good night's sleep? You may find your mind racing and your body...

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