Other kidney problems
Some kidney problems can be early signs of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Finding and treating these problems early can help keep your kidneys working well and prevent CKD from becoming kidney failure. To help you prevent bigger problems in the future, learn what symptoms to watch for and contact your doctor when you notice a possible problem.
Is kidney pain a sign of kidney disease?
If you have pain in your middle to upper back, your sides or both, it might be your kidneys. Learn more about the causes of kidney pain and how it may be a sign of kidney problems.
Kidney stones are one of the most common kidney problems
They are usually caused by a buildup of minerals inside your kidneys. You may not feel anything if you have a small kidney stone, but large kidney stones cause pain when they move through your urinary system (ureters, bladder and urethra).
Blood in urine
Learn about what may cause blood in your urine, how to know if you have it, and possible treatments for it.
Watch our webinars about living with kidney disease
View educational webinars to help you and your loved ones learn more about living well with kidney disease. These webinars are led by kidney disease experts and feature discussions about different topics.
When you are diagnosed with kidney disease you may wonder, what does this mean? How did I get kidney disease? And what can I do to keep it from getting worse?
Dr. Poffenroth discusses the connection between heart disease and kidney disease. Heart disease can cause kidney disease, but kidney disease can also cause heart disease.
Learn more about these two kidney conditions to better understand your risk and the treatment options available.
There are unique considerations and challenges that come with being a child with kidney disease (pediatric kidney disease).
Detect and Manage Kidney Disease
You can still enjoy the special moments of your life when living with kidney disease caused by diabetes. Here are steps to take to help you Know Your Kidneys.
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Take our kidney quiz and find out how much you know about your kidneys
This quiz is purely informational and should not take the place of consultation with your physician or any medical diagnosis.