Naturopathic Approaches to Kidney Disease
- Author: Quinn Rivet
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This compilation of information is designed to provide the naturopathic practitioner with insights into the fundamental pathophysiological mechanisms within the context of renal disease. It is also intended to provide suggestions for therapeutic orientation(s) toward the renal patient as may be seen by the naturopathic practitioner.
Throughout each section are boxes denoted as Therapeutic Points, these boxes contain general therapeutic suggestions based on the information contained within the pertinent section as well as the literature references relevant to the renal issue in question
About the Author:
Dr. Rivet graduated from the Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine in 1994, he was student council president for the year 1992 and class valedictorian along with Dr. Ruthann Baron. He now Teaches Pathology, Nutrition, Geriatrics and Genetics and is a senior clinical supervisor at Boucher Institute of Naturopathic Medicine in New Westminster, British Columbia where he holds the chairs of Nutrition and Senior Clinical Examinations. He is an adjunct professor at Bastyr University in the State of Washington U.S.A., and The Canadian College of Naturopathic in Toronto, Ontario, Canada were he lectures to senior students on Naturopathic Nephrology (kidney disease).