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What is chronic kidney disease (CKD)?

Share on: Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare on PinterestShare on XingShare on Reddit What is chronic kidney disease (CKD)? Chronic kidney disease includes conditions that damage your kidneys and decrease their ability to keep you healthy by doing the jobs listed. If kidney disease gets worse, wastes can build to high levels in … Continue reading What is chronic kidney disease (CKD)?

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What are the symptoms of CKD?

Share on: Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare on PinterestShare on XingShare on Reddit What are the symptoms of CKD? Most people may not have any severe symptoms until their kidney disease is advanced. However, you may notice that you: feel more tired and have less energy have trouble concentrating have a poor appetite … Continue reading What are the symptoms of CKD?

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Albuminuria, will I need treatment?

Share on: Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare on PinterestShare on XingShare on Reddit If I have albuminuria, will I need treatment? If kidney disease is confirmed, your healthcare provider will create a treatment plan.  You may also be asked to see a special kidney doctor called a nephrologist.  Your treatment may include: Medications … Continue reading Albuminuria, will I need treatment?

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What is creatinine?

Share on: Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare on PinterestShare on XingShare on Reddit What is creatinine? Creatinine is a waste product that comes from the normal wear and tear on muscles of the body.Everyone has creatinine in their bloodstream. What is a normal level of creatinine? That depends on your age, race, gender, … Continue reading What is creatinine?

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Can my healthcare provider know if my kidneys are working properly by looking at how much creatinine is in my blood?

Share on: Share on FacebookShare on TwitterShare on LinkedinShare on PinterestShare on XingShare on Reddit Can my healthcare provider know if my kidneys are working properly by looking at how much creatinine is in my blood? No. Looking at how much creatinine is in your blood is not the best way to check your kidney … Continue reading Can my healthcare provider know if my kidneys are working properly by looking at how much creatinine is in my blood?

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