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Behind the Mystery takes a closer look at one of the two types of Polycystic Kidney disease. There are two types of PKD. The first is autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease, or ARPKD, which is a less common form of polycystic kidney disease and can be found in children. Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease, or ADPKD, is a rare, genetic condition, and approximately 140,000 Americans have been diagnosed with it and others may be undiagnosed.  The Balancing Act traveled to Yale School of Medicine to learn about diagnosis and management of ADPKD from Dr. Neera Dahl. She shares how ADPKD effects patients and family members, and what you need to know if you or someone you love has been diagnosed.  ADPKD does not skip generations, so the disease often affects many people in one family. A person who has ADPKD has a 50% chance of passing it on to each of their children. Our patient Sarah knew at an early age that ADPKD was in her future. She shares how ADPKD impacts her life: from diagnosis to management.

 

An Education On Orthopedic Health And How It Benefits Your Overall Well Being

While the healthcare system has changed over the years the doctor-patient relationship remains one of the most important parts of medicine. And today on The Balancing Act we’ll visit Oasis Orthopedic and Spine Integrated Services to meet a group of doctors who not only excel in the craft of medicine but also have shown their […]

Big Bank with a Community Feel

As technology has evolved to offer greater modern day conveniences, service industries have been challenged to maintain a human touch in the face of increasing automation. Today on The Balancing Act, we’ll be profiling Apple Bank, a New York City institution that has been providing banking services to their customers for over a century. As […]

What To Consider When Choosing A Primary Care Physician

Primary care was the largest platform of health care delivery in the United States when measured in 1961. Four decades later, models continue to reveal more people seek primary care than any other type of healthcare service. The Balancing Act caught up with Dr. Vikram Gupta, founder of GMed Healthcare to learn in greater detail […]

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