Chronic Kidney Disease

You have two kidneys, each about the size of your fist. Their main job is to filter your blood. They remove wastes and extra water, which become urine. They also keep the body's chemicals balanced, help control blood pressure, and make hormones.

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) means that your kidneys are damaged and can't filter blood as they should. This damage can cause wastes to build up in your body. It can also cause other problems that can harm your health. Diabetes and high blood pressure are the most common causes of CKD.

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  1. Chronic Kidney Disease (National Library of Medicine)  
    ... balanced, help control blood pressure, and make hormones. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) means that your kidneys are damaged and ...
  2. Chronic kidney disease is the slow loss of kidney function over time. The main job of the kidneys is ... Chronic kidney disease (CKD) slowly gets worse over months or years. You may not notice any symptoms for some ...
  3. Growth Failure in Children with Chronic Kidney Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    From the National Institutes of Health ... National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases ... Chronic Kidney Disease/Children ... Chronic Kidney Disease
  4. About Chronic Kidney Disease (National Kidney Foundation)  
    Chronic kidney disease (CKD), also known as chronic kidney failure, means a gradual loss of kidney function over time. ... kidney disease treatment, kidney disease risk factors, ckd, chronic kidney disease
  5. Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) (American Kidney Fund)  
    Learn about chronic kidney disease (CKD) by using this guide about causes, symptoms, tests, treatment, prevention, identification, and kidney-friendly meal plans.
  6. Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Overview of anemia in people with chronic kidney disease, a common complication in people with advanced kidney disease. ... iron, kidney failure, diabetes, B12, folate, erythropoietin, EPO, chronic kidney disease, CKD, blood test, erythropoiesis-stimulating agents, ESA, blood ...
  7. Nutrition for Children with Chronic Kidney Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse)  
    Children with chronic kidney disease who eat the right foods can prevent or delay other health problems. Find out more about nutrition if ... Chronic kidney disease, CKD, kidney disease, pediatric kidney disease, kidneys, children, infants, nutrition, diet, eating plan, dialysis, growth, calories, ...
  8. Nutrition for Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults From the National Institutes of Health (National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse)  
    From the National Institutes of Health ... National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse ... Chronic Kidney Disease/Living With ... Chronic Kidney ...
  9. Mineral and Bone Disorder in Chronic Kidney Disease From the National Institutes of Health (National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases)  
    Mineral and bone disorder in chronic kidney disease occurs when damaged kidneys and abnormal hormone levels cause blood calcium and phosphorus imbalances.
  10. ... make changes to your diet when you have chronic kidney disease (CKD). These changes may include limiting fluids, eating ... Philadelphia, PA: Elsevier; 2016:chap 61. Mitch WE. Chronic kidney disease. In: Goldman L, Schafer AI, eds. Goldman-Cecil ...
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