Archives for CKD

Social worker

Kidney Chat: Ask a Social Worker

Every person with kidney disease on dialysis is assigned a social worker. Social workers are highly educated and highly trained pr... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCopingCKDDialysisKidney Disease OverviewESRDKidney Disease ComplicationsNutrition

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

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

Women exercising

Slowing down kidney disease

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... Learn More >>

Topics: DietCKDExercise

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

basket of fruits and vegetables

Phosphorus in the kidney disease diet

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: DietCKD

Home dialysis options

Choosing the right treatment method – exploring home options

Kidney patients have choices when it comes to their dialysis treatment. Each treatment type is unique, and all patients should hav... Learn More >>

Topics: Kidney FailureCKDDialysis

A woman with hepatitis c and kidney disease

Hepatitis C and kidney disease – what you need to know

Hepatitis C (hep C) is more common in people with kidney disease, and many people don’t know they have it. Many times, hepatitis C... Learn More >>

Topics: CKDKidney Disease Complications

A woman with hepatitis c and kidney disease

Lo que necesita saber acerca de la hepatitis C y la enfermedad renal

La temporada de vacaciones es un momento para destinarlo a la familia, los amigos y la comida. Cuando se tiene enfermedad renal, p... Learn More >>

Topics: CKDKidney Disease Complications

Paired Kedney Exchanges

Paired kidney exchanges and opportunities for kidney transplant in minority patients

Though minority populations are at greater risk for developing kidney disease, kidney transplant is often more difficult for racia... Learn More >>

Topics: CKD