Items Tagged ‘kidney specialist’

June 28, 2017

It started with a Kidney Stone

By akatrikh akatrikh

It all started with recurrent kidney stones. My kidney specialist was giving me medications to lower my calcium levels, however this was masking the hidden parathyroid problem that was creating the high levels of Calcium. When I visited Dr. Yeh, I was diagnosed with primary hyperparathyroidism. I had no idea I had this condition because […]

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Tags: calcium levels, Dr. Michael Yeh, kidney specialist, kidney stones, lower calcium levels, parathyroid problem, patient stories, primary hyperparathyroidism

2017 Kidney Health Fair was powerful, educational, and inspiring

March 30, 2017

2017 Kidney Health Fair was powerful, educational, and inspiring

By jajosaee jajosaee

  I went to the 2017 UCLA Kidney Health Event. I was blown away by the number of participants, and volunteers helping out. It was such an educational event, about so many diseases related to kidney health, but it was also such a beautiful and fun day. There was such a heavy focus on all […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, kidney, kidney disease, kidney failure, kidney specialist, nephrology, patient stories, UCLA Kidney Health Fair

October 3, 2016

From “A Little Something There” to Adrenalectomy

By herms31 herms31

Blood tests exposed my protein count had doubled in the past year so I was referred to a kidney specialist who identified, “a little something there” from an ultrasound and CT scan. With this news, Dr. Eddie Hu recommended I see Dr. Michael Yeh. It turns out I had a tumor on my adrenal gland […]

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Tags: adrenal gland, adrenalectomy, CT scan, Dr. Eddie Hu, Dr. Michael Yeh, endocrine, kidney specialist, patient stories, protein count, tumor, ultrasound