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Most people don't know how important your kidneys are. You might know that they remove waste products and excess fluid from the body. But did you know they also help...
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a diagnosis that means that your kidneys are not working as well as they should. There are 5 stages of kidney disease – stage 5 is when...
Dialysis is a treatment option when your kidneys fail – meaning they are no longer able to do their job to keep your body healthy. There are different types of dialysis...
Transplantation & Living Donation
Transplant is a treatment option when your kidneys fail -– meaning they are no longer able to do their job to keep your body healthy. Transplanted kidneys can come from...
Living with Kidney Disease
A diagnosis of kidney disease can be overwhelming. Learn more about how to cope with your diagnosis, be active in your healthcare, continue to work or go to school if...
Diet, Nutrition & Exercise
A healthy diet and exercise are important parts of living well with kidney disease. Your nutrition needs may change with time if your kidney disease progresses. For...
Children & Teens with Kidney Disease
While kidney disease can affect anyone at any age, children diagnosed with kidney disease need special consideration and care. It's important for both parents and kids...