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Nephrology is the study of the normal functioning of kidneys as well as its diseases. Kidneys . . . .
Acute kidney failure happens when the kidneys suddenly lose the ability to eliminate excess . . . .
The kidneys are the bean shaped organs located in your back on each side of your spine. Each . . . .
It is not always easy to prevent chronic kidney disease (CKD), but one can always take . . . .
Chronic kidney disease includes conditions that damage your kidneys and decrease their ability . . . .
Millions of nephrons found in a normal kidney contribute to the total glomerular filtration rate . . . .
Approximately 1 in every 3 adults with diabetes has chronic kidney disease. Every 24 hours, more . . . .
Some examples of food with low phosphorous include white bread, crackers, cereals, rice, pasta, . . . .
Wastes can build up in the body when the kidney stops functioning. The body can then retain and . . . .
Dialysis can be done in a hospital, in a dialysis unit not part of a hospital or at home. . . . .
Diabetes and high blood pressure are the main causes of chronic kidney disease. Diabetes happens . . . .
The dialysis machine basically mixes and monitors the dialysate. Dialysate is the liquid that . . . .
Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) therapy uses a thin membrane called the peritoneum, which lines the . . . .
A cleansing fluid called dialysate is put into the patient's abdomen through a small, . . . .
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) or chronic renal failure (CRF), is termed is a term that . . . .