Nephrology

Annual Kidney Fair

September 19, 2019

Annual Kidney Fair

By uclahealth uclahealth

The Kidney Fair is about being positive and giving hope to our patients with kidney disease,” states Dr. Anjay Rastogi, director of the Polycystic Kidney Disease Program at UCLA.

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Tags: Dr. Anjay Rastogi, featured, Kidney Fair, polycystic kidney disease


My girls

June 24, 2019

My girls

By Lucky7 Lucky7

We had the pleasure meeting Dr. Rastogi for a Kidney meeting concerning a family genetics disorder. Dr Rastogi was able to offer us a lot of great information to help with future kidney appointments etc! While there we were told about a kidney convention with build a bears and of course my young girls wanted […]

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5 Things You Need to Know About Kidney Disease

April 26, 2019

5 Things You Need to Know About Kidney Disease

By uclahealth uclahealth

Chronic kidney disease, or CKD, is a common condition that occurs when the kidneys are damaged and cannot properly filter blood. The condition causes gradual loss of kidney function and, over time, limits a person’s ability to perform day-to-day activities. Functions of the kidneys The kidneys are important organs in the body that filter waste […]

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Tags: Anjay Rastogi MD, Chronic Kidney Disease, CKD, dialysis, kidney disease, kidney health, kidney transplant, UCLA CORE Kidney Program, UCLA nephrologists


December 21, 2018

Decade of Maturation

By MattWF MattWF

As a junior in college, I was diagnosed with full kidney failure in 2007, and went on peritoneal dialysis in 2008 (my first choice). After a major peritonitis in 2010, I had to transfer to in-center hemodialysis. After transferring clinics a few times and moving, I was offered home hemodialysis with NxStage, with was much […]

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Tags: donor kidney, home hemodialysis, hyperparathyroidism, in-center hemodialysis, kidney failure, parathyroid hormone levels, parathyroidectomy, patient stories, peritoneal dialysis, peritonitis, surgery


June 13, 2018

Relax

By Popcorn Popcorn

The overall kidney fair was awesome the best part in my opinion was a few minutes to come down and do meditation have a five-year-old granddaughter and not only did she calm down but I noticed that the mass crowd took the time to sit in the grass and just relax

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Making a Difference

June 13, 2018

Making a Difference

By heatherdawn heatherdawn

As a board member for Bruin Beans Health Club (BBHC), the Kidney Health Fair at the beach served as our main outreach event for the 2017-2018 school year. Months prior to this event, members of BBHC worked closely with Dr. Anjay Rastogi’s research office as well as the CORE Kidney team in planning this fair, […]

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Tags: Bruin Beans Health Club, CORE Kidney team, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, featured, Kidney Health Fair, patient stories


Kidney Fair - Above and Beyond

June 12, 2018

Kidney Fair – Above and Beyond

By ZachJ ZachJ

As a medical student, it was truly a pleasure to attend and volunteer at the 2018 Kidney Fair at the Beach! To me, the fair represents UCLA Health and specifically Dr. Rastogi and his CORE Kidney Program going above and beyond for their patients. It is an important reminder that the practice of medicine should […]

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Tags: CORE Kidney Program, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, featured, patient stories, patient story, UCLA Kidney Health Fair


Power of saving & sharing Life!

May 21, 2018

Power of saving & sharing Life!

By DaveB DaveB

I have been under Dr Rastogi’s care as a CKD patient for over 5 years. Ever since our first meeting at the Ronald Reagan Hospital, UCLA, I have been a great admirer of him, putting my full faith and trust in his hands as my Life saver! I was amazed that as a medical professional […]

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Tags: Chronic Kidney Disease, CKD patient, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, featured, kidney diseases, Kidney Fair, nephrologist, patient stories, patient story, Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center


Pedro's Journey

May 15, 2018

Pedro’s Journey

By Pedro Pedro

I am writing this to give back a little of all I have received from Dr. Rastogi and his team. I have been a highly disciplined professional bodybuilder for over 25 years and participated in many international competitions. I was a stranger to health issues until, a few weeks before the most important international tournament […]

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Tags: blood pressure, dialysis, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, health crisis, heart attack, intensive care unit, kidney failure, kidney infection, kidney transplant, patient stories


March 26, 2018

DR. RASTOGI GUIDES US ON A JOURNEY TO TRANSPLANT

By selby1 selby1

On June 15, 2017 I received a liver and kidney transplant at UCLA due to Polycystic Kidney and Polycystic Liver Disease. I knew for many years that as the disease progressed, it would result in kidney dialysis and eventually a kidney transplant. There is no treatment for the disease so it is a waiting game. […]

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Tags: appointment, clinical trials, Connie Frank Kidney Transplant Center, cysts, dialysis, double transplant, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, Dr. Farmer, Dr. Gabriel Danovitch, Dr. Han Gritsch, Dr. Ronald Busuttil, Dr. Sammie Saab