Archives for Coping

Pain Management and Kidney Disease

Pain Management and Kidney Disease

This webinar will discuss why people with kidney disease may feel more pain than others and the common sources of pain including g... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingDietCKDExerciseESRDKidney Disease ComplicationsOther kidney conditions

Clinical Trials and Kidney Disease

Clinical Trials and Kidney Disease

Ms. Jovonni Spinner, who leads the Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) Diversity in Clinical Trials Initiative, will discuss clin... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCoping

Tired lady

Managing Side Effects of Late Stage Kidney Disease

Did you know that many of the “side effects” or symptoms people with late stage kidney disease experience can be managed? Some of ... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureMental HealthCopingDialysisESRDKidney Disease ComplicationsOther kidney conditions

Sexual health and kidney disease

Sexual Health, Sexuality, and Kidney Disease

Sexual health may not be discussed openly or frequently in the kidney disease community, however it is an extremely important topi... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingCKD

Woman on weight scale

Healthy weight pre and post-kidney transplant

Maintaining a healthy weight can be a big part of the kidney transplant process – both before the transplant surgery and after. Th... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingDietCKDExerciseTransplantESRDNutrition

Anemia and kidney disease

Anemia and kidney disease

Anemia is common for people with late-stage CKD and affects most dialysis patients. There are various treatments for anemia for th... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingHigh Blood PressureHeart DiseaseCKDKidney Disease Complications

A family enjoying a holiday dinner

Phosphorus in the kidney disease diet: Holiday Edition

Unless you have kidney disease, you may not think about the phosphorus in your foods. But when you have kidney disease, phosphorus... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingDietCKDESRDNutrition

Nazar Mokrushin

Why I dialyze at home

As many families of dialysis patients will tell you, dialysis affects more than just the kidney patient. And especially when a dia... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingCKDDialysisESRDPatient Perspective

Tips for talking with your doctor

Tips for talking with your doctor

Too often, patients find themselves leaving their doctor’s office with more questions than answers. When visiting the doctor, it c... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingPatient Perspective

Kidney disease and children

Kidney disease in children

There are unique considerations and challenges that come with being a child with kidney disease (pediatric kidney disease). Since ... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingCKDESRD

Depression and kidney disease

Depression: the overlooked complication of kidney disease

Living with chronic kidney disease and kidney failure can take a toll on not only your physical health, but your mental health, to... Learn More >>

Topics: Mental HealthCopingKidney Disease Complications

Doctor and patient

Together we can achieve health

Health care should be a collaborative process, where patients work with their providers to have the best health outcomes possible.... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingMinority ConcernsPatient Perspective

Couple sitting on a bench

Cómo adaptarse a la vida posterior a un trasplante de riñón

Recibir un trasplante de riñón puede ser un acontecimiento que lo entusiasme y le cambie la vida, pero tomar los cuidados necesari... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingTransplantESRD

Stepping up to the plate

Stepping up to the plate: what it means to be a living kidney donor

Being a living donor can change the course of another person’s life. Especially when it comes to kidney disease, the need for livi... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingTransplantPatient Perspective

Laughter therapy

Laughter therapy in dialysis: exercise, activity and wellness

This webinar will cover recent research exploring laughter therapy during dialysis and provide demonstrations and recommendations ... Learn More >>

Topics: CopingDialysisExercisePatient Perspective

Humanizing Dialysis

Humanizing Dialysis

Choosing the best type of treatment for kidney failure can be difficult for patients, especially when they receive little guidance... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingDialysisESRD

Living with chronic kidney disease

Living with chronic kidney disease: The ups, downs, and all arounds

Is living with chronic kidney disease like riding a roller coaster? At times you are steady and controlled, and at other times you... Learn More >>

Topics: Mental HealthCoping