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Yassir Sirajeldin

Yassir Sirajeldin, M.D.

Medical Reviewer

Yassir Sirajeldin, M.D. is board certified in nephrology, hypertension and internal medicine. His ultimate focus is on patients with kidney disease, hypertension and the multiple associated comorbidities. He is committed to providing excellent care including forming the education and plan of care that is appropriate and individualized for every patient based on their needs. His goal is to preserve the kidney function of my patients and to greatly reduce the burden of frustration related to kidney disease as well as the associated conditions.

Latest by Yassir Sirajeldin, M.D.

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Risk Factors

The Sneaky Conditions That Can Harm Your Kidneys

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is often connected to diabetes and high blood pressure. Learn how to control all three to protect your health.

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Risk Factors

Common Toxins That Can Hurt Your Kidneys (And How to Avoid Them)

These chemicals and compounds aren't doing your kidneys any favors. Learn how to reduce your exposure to stay as healthy as possible.

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Living With

11 Things to Know About Chronic Kidney Disease

Diagnosed with CKD? Here are some things you need to know about your body, your care and your treatment options.

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Treatment

So You Need Dialysis. Here’s How to Prep.

Your doctor says you’re a candidate for dialysis. But what exactly does that mean? Get the 411 on what happens during this life-saving treatment.

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Nutrition

What to Eat (and Avoid) When You’re on Dialysis

The right nutrition is crucial when you’re fighting kidney failure. These smart choices can help you come out on top.

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Symptoms

10 Signs of Chronic Kidney Disease

It’s known as the silent killer because symptoms are hard to spot. Here’s what to look for.