Lynda Frassetto

Lynda Frassetto, MD, is a Professor of Medicine in the Division of Nephrology at the University of California, San Francisco (USCF).  She teaches and supervises both inpatient and outpatient nephrology at the University and the Veteran’s Adminstration hospitals.  She has been doing research for many years on how diet influences acid-base balance and health, as well as research in drug interactions in transplantation, and most recently, setting up clinical trials for the bioartificial kidney system being developed at UCSF.

Recent Posts

April 29, 2020 in Anthropology, Health

Did Paleolithic People Suffer From Kidney Disease?

Paleo-type diets by limiting salt and sugar should help limit damage to the blood vessels in the kidneys and other organ systems.
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