Get the NephRUN T-shirt While Fighting Multiple Myeloma

This tweet has taken off. What do you call a nephrologists who likes to go jogging? A Nephrun. pic.twitter.com/51pGZ0vQJh — Joel Topf, MD FACP (@kidney_boy) October 3, 2017 A few people have expressed an interest in getting one for themselves. Okay, I’m a reasonable guy. How about this deal. If you are going to Kidney …

Why you should donate to the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation

One thing that bothers me are disease organizations that use the fear of the disease to raise money to treat the well. This happens when breast cancer organizations raise money to “raise awareness.” You know what? No one with breast cancer needs their awareness raised. Similar to this but more subtle is raising money to …

Acetazolamide versus Spironolactone for the Prevention of Altitude Sickness

I am going to Mount Everest Basecamp with the Multiple Myeloma Research Foundation (please donate). They have a program called Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma. These are even driven fund raisers. They put together a team of patients, doctors, patient caregivers, and people climbing in memorial for someone they lost to multiple myeloma. The trek …

In Honor of Moving Mountains for Multiple Myeloma (MM4MM) a Review of Acetazolamide

I’m going to Mount Everest Basecamp next year to help raise money and awareness for multiple myeloma. Basecamp is at 18,500 feet. In honor of that altitude, here is a review of all the times I have blogged about acetazolamide. Altitude sickness and the role of acetazolamide. My first post on acetazolamide in anticipation of …