For Living Donors

Today, because the number of people waiting for a transplant far exceeds the number of donors, living organ donation is a viable option for many transplant patients. Donation can be an important but

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About Kidney Transplant

Step 1: Referral For patients suffering from renal failure on dialysis or with kidney function less than 10%, a kidney transplant can be a transforming gift. It’s an opportunity to return to a

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Dialysis at glance

What Is Dialysis? The kidneys are responsible for filtering waste products from the blood. Healthy kidneys work 24 hours a day, seven days a week. When kidneys stop working, dialysis does this job,

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Kidney and related disease

Drugs and kidney disease Among the miscellaneous are the medications that affect the kidney such as the group called anti inflammatory medication (over the counter such as Ibuprofen, Motrin, Aleve, Advil, etc are

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Children and kidney disease

Healthy kidneys keep your whole body healthy and growing. Blood flows through the kidneys which clean the blood by filtering excess waste products, water and salt from the blood. Kidneys regulate blood pressure and

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About your Kidneys

How normal Kidneys function The kidneys are a pair of vital organs that perform many functions to keep the blood clean and chemically balanced. Understand¬ing how the kidneys work can help a person

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All about chronic kidney disease

CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE (CKD) IS A CONDITION CHARACTERIZED BY A GRADUAL LOSS OF KIDNEY FUNCTION OVER TIME. What is chronic kidney disease (CKD)? Chronic kidney disease occurs when a person suffers from permanent loss of

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Symptoms & Diagnosis

While CKD can be silent in the early stages, which is why testing is critical, some common warning signs and symptoms you should be aware of include: Less energy, feeling tired Pain in

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