• Bartter Syndrome and Gitelman Syndrome

    RESEARCH Dec 28, 2014 | 17:21 pm

    Bartter Syndrome and Gitelman Syndrome  Bartter syndrome and Gitelman syndrome are characterized by fluid, electrolyte, urinary, and hormonal abnormalities, including renal K, Na, Cl, and H wasting; hypokalemia; hyperreninemia and hyperaldosteronism without hypertension; and metabolic alkalosis. Findings include electrolyte, growth, and sometimes neuromuscular abnormalities. Diagnosis[…]

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  • Low-phosphorus diet: Best for kidney disease?

    NUTRITION Feb 6, 2014 | 00:46 am

    Low-phosphorus diet: Best for kidney disease? Why is a low-phosphorus diet useful in managing kidney disease? What foods contain phosphorus?Calcium and phosphorus, which are minerals, help build strong bones. Healthy kidneys help regulate the level of phosphorus in your blood by removing extra phosphorus. If your[…]

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  • Potassium in Your Food

    NUTRITION Feb 6, 2014 | 00:40 am

    Potassium in Your Food Potassium (K) is one of the most important micronutrients required by the human body. Bartter syndrome is a Potassium-wasting disorder; therefore, it is pertinent that carriers understand the foods that contain high amounts of this nutrient. A diet rich in[…]

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  • BSND Gene

    RESEARCH Feb 4, 2014 | 01:05 am

    BSND Gene Seoul Korea, Tues., February 20, 2011 – A sequence analysis of the BSND gene showed that the affected males were homozygous for a missense G47R mutation in exon 1 of BSND. These findings suggest that the G47R mutation results in[…]

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  • EthansCure.org has attained 501(c)3 Public Charity Status from the IRS

    EVENTS Sep 30, 2014 | 11:10 am

    EthansCure.org has attained 501(c)3 Public Charity Status from the IRS The Bartter Syndrome Foundation, 'EthansCure.org' has received verification from the United States Internal Revenue Service for 501(c)3 public charity status. A public charity, identified by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as "not a private foundation", normally receives a substantial part of its income, directly or indirectly, from the general public[…]

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  • Help Spread Awareness for Bartter and Gitelman Syndrome

    EVENTS Mar 25, 2014 | 01:35 am

    Help Spread Awareness for Bartter and Gitelman Syndrome The vast majority of the population is unaware and not informed about the myriad of individuals suffering from rare genetic kidney disorders. By purchasing a Bracelet, you are making an effort to reach out to those affected by rare genetic disorders and show your support by promoting awareness.  The $5[…]

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