Chronic kidney disease can be a confusing and difficult diagnosis to process. If you were recently diagnosed, you may be feeling unsure about what your diagnosis means or what you should do now. Here is some basic information to help you begin your journey: Diagnosis How is Chronic Kidney Disease diagnosed? Chronic kidney disease is […]
Kidney disease affects over 660,000 people in the United States, making it one of the most common illnesses among Americans. The symptoms of kidney disease itself are often not the worst of it, though. It is the link between other common metabolic disorders such as diabetes and heart disease that make it even more dangerous. […]
Chronic kidney disease is a mystery to many people. Unless you or someone very close to you have been diagnosed, it is unlikely that you know a whole lot about this chronic disease. A few people know the basics, that chronic kidney disease (also called renal disease) is the graduated failing of the kidneys. The […]
Living with kidney disease usually, means big changes to your diet and lifestyle. What you eat affects your health, especially your kidney health, more than you might realize. This is because everything you eat and drink is broken down and processed through your kidneys. Eating a vegetarian diet can be beneficial for people with […]
If you have recently been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, you likely have a lot of questions. You might even be scared about your health and what the future holds. What do you do next? Information is your strongest tool. Understanding what chronic kidney disease is and what changes you need to make are […]
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