What are Nephrons?
What are Nephrons?

Nephrology is the study of the normal functioning of kidneys as well as its diseases. Kidneys . . . .

Learn About Acute Renal Failure
Learn About Acute Renal Failure

Acute kidney failure happens when the kidneys suddenly lose the ability to eliminate excess . . . .

A Basic Overview of Kidneys
A Basic Overview of Kidneys

The kidneys are the bean shaped organs located in your back on each side of your spine. Each . . . .

Symptoms and Prevention of Kidney Disease
Symptoms and Prevention of Kidney Disease

It is not always easy to prevent chronic kidney disease (CKD), but one can always take . . . .

What You Should Know About Chronic Kidney Disease?
What You Should Know About Chronic Kidney Disease?

Chronic kidney disease includes conditions that damage your kidneys and decrease their ability . . . .

Pathophysiology of Chronic Kidney Disease
Pathophysiology of Chronic Kidney Disease

Millions of nephrons found in a normal kidney contribute to the total glomerular filtration rate . . . .

Pathophysiology of Diabetic Nephropathy
Pathophysiology of Diabetic Nephropathy

Approximately 1 in every 3 adults with diabetes has chronic kidney disease. Every 24 hours, more . . . .

How to Treat Chronic Kidney Disease With Diet?
How to Treat Chronic Kidney Disease With Diet?

Some examples of food with low phosphorous include white bread, crackers, cereals, rice, pasta, . . . .

Treatment Options For a Failing Kidney
Treatment Options For a Failing Kidney

Wastes can build up in the body when the kidney stops functioning. The body can then retain and . . . .

Dialysis Video: Overview
Dialysis Video: Overview

Dialysis can be done in a hospital, in a dialysis unit not part of a hospital or at home. . . . .

Nephrology and Basics Of Chronic kidney Disease
Nephrology and Basics Of Chronic kidney Disease

Diabetes and high blood pressure are the main causes of chronic kidney disease. Diabetes happens . . . .

How Does Dialysis Work?
How Does Dialysis Work?

The dialysis machine basically mixes and monitors the dialysate. Dialysate is the liquid that . . . .

Overview of Peritoneal Dialysis
Overview of Peritoneal Dialysis

Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) therapy uses a thin membrane called the peritoneum, which lines the . . . .

Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion
Peritoneal Dialysis Catheter Insertion

A cleansing fluid called dialysate is put into the patient's abdomen through a small, . . . .

Chronic Renal Failure - A Video for Nurses & Nursing Students
Chronic Renal Failure - A Video for Nurses & Nursing Students

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) or chronic renal failure (CRF), is termed is a term that . . . .