Kidney Basics articles help you understand myeloma basics so you are well equipped to find a good care team, ask appropriate questions and become your own best advocate.
October 21, 2022
(PKD) is an inherited disease that causes cysts to develop in your kidneys. These cysts cause your kidneys to enlarge and not function properly.
October 07, 2022
Many people often go undiagnosed, so screening and early detection are important. Now, diabetic kidney disease (DKD) is a growing diagnosis.
September 29, 2022
Parents choose to perform the peritoneal dialysis themselves in the convenience of their home. Parents receive extensive training and information in order to
September 23, 2022
Creatinine is a waste product that comes from the body’s normal muscle use. Everyone has creatinine in their bloodstream. The kidneys are responsible for elimin
September 19, 2022
Patients with CKD often exhibit a higher risk of developing cardiovascular disease (CVD). This includes coronary artery disease, heart failure, arrhythmias
September 07, 2022
It is recommended that people suffering from CKD pay attention to the protein, potassium, phosphate and sodium content of the foods they eat.
August 26, 2022
End stage kidney disease is defined as the loss of 85-90% of your kidney function.
August 26, 2022
Dialysis does the work your kidneys normally do.
August 24, 2022
When kidneys begin to fail and perform their intended function, this is known as Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD). Kidney damage is broken down into 5 stages.
August 23, 2022
Those with kidney disease don't experience symptoms until the very late stages, when the kidneys are failing or there are large amounts of protein in the urine.