• 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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  • The Salty Six: Six Foods That Load Your Diet With Salt

    NUTRITION Dec 28, 2014 | 17:05 pm

    The Salty Six: Six Foods That Load Your Diet With Salt Eating too many salty foods can create all sorts of health problems, including high blood pressure. What you may not know is that a lot of common foods are packed with excess sodium.“Excess sodium in our diets has less to[…]

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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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  • Magnesium Lotion Recipe

    NEWS Feb 18, 2015 | 14:15 pm

    Magnesium Lotion Recipe Please Click on the Link Below to access the Magnesium Lotion Recipe submitted by Elinor Woods. We thank you for your contribution. 

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  • Rare Disease Day and EthansCure Coalition

    NEWS Feb 15, 2015 | 15:32 pm

    Rare Disease Day and EthansCure Coalition On February 18th there will be a seminar in Columbus, Ohio benefiting rare diseases. EthansCure and the Bartter Syndrome Foundation will be speaking on behalf of barter syndrome.  We will be introducing barter syndrome and raising awareness into this rare disorder. If you are asking yourself, "How can I be involved, how[…]

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  • Thank You Salvatores and Generous Donors

    EVENTS Feb 6, 2015 | 08:38 am

    Thank You Salvatores and Generous Donors We would like to send out a special thanks to Salvatore's Restaurants and Rose for sponsoring a fundraiser last weekend for the Bartter Syndrome Foundation. Your efforts will not go unnoticed and it is the support and generosity from people like you that allow us to continue to raise awareness[…]

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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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