Chronic Kidney Disease: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects millions of Americans, but many don’t know they have it. Learn what causes CKD, its symptoms and how it’s treated.
End-Stage Kidney Disease: What You Should Know
Your body creates waste by breaking down foods and tissues you no longer need — waste that your kidneys filter from your blood. End-stage kidney disease (ESKD) is when your kidneys can no longer function.
Dialysis: What Options Should You Consider?
If your kidneys fail, dialysis can perform the kidneys’ job. This medical treatment removes waste and excess water from your blood. Read below to learn more.
Kidney Transplant: Your Questions, Answered
A kidney transplant is a treatment option for kidney failure. Transplants from deceased or living donors allow people to live for years upon a kidney failure diagnosis.