Kidneys

How Your Heritage is Linked to Kidney Disease

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While the reason is not entirely understood, medical research has shown people of African Americans and Hispanic descent are at a greater risk for ...

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Top Ways to Enjoy Gardening With Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) shouldn’t stop you from getting outside and enjoying nature. Gardening is a great way to enjoy nature and improve health. ...

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Join the World Kidney Day Celebration

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World Kidney Day falls on the second Thursday of March every year and has participants in over 150 countries. The goal is to spread awareness and ...

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Working Out with CKD

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Some dialysis patients worry they can no longer exercise. In fact, the opposite is true. Regardless of what stage of CKD, exercise is important, and ...

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The Importance of Being a Caregiver

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Caring for Someone Living with Kidney Disease A caregiver is one that provides any form of physical or emotional care for an ill or disabled loved one ...

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Five Facts About Organ Donation

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Since the first kidney transplant in 1954, organ transplantation has grown exponentially. From bone to heart valves more than a dozen different organs ...

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Nutrition Tips That Are Heart and Kidney Approved

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Your kidneys and heart are some of the most important organs in your body. In honor of American Heart Month, try these following easy-to-follow tips ...

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep

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Those who have chronic kidney disease (CKD) or are on dialysis might know hard it is to get a good night's sleep; however, the importance of a healthy ...

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Taking a More Active Role in Your Health in 2019

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As we close out the first month of 2019, many of us are working hard to stick to our New Year’s resolutions. To help them last through the year, set ...

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Dental Health and CKD

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Dental Health and CKD Poor care of teeth and gums may cause chronic dental infections. In some cases, bacteria may spread from your mouth to other ...

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Simple Ways to Stay Active

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We know fitting in a workout routine can often feel impossible, but with a few lifestyle changes, an active lifestyle can be a breeze. Simply adding a ...

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Staying Healthy Through Flu Season

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Flu season is here, and for someone dealing with CKD, the flu comes with a high risk of complications. Staying healthy is the best defense against the ...

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Sticking to Your Diet During The Holidays

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Being on dialysis means changes in many aspects of life, including how you celebrate the holidays. Having chronic kidney disease doesn't mean missing ...

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What You Should Know About Diabetes and Kidney Disease

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If you are diabetic, you already know your blood sugar plays a major role in your overall health.In fact, it’s one of the top causes of Chronic Kidney ...

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Vitamin Supplements for Kidney Disease Patients

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People with kidney disease may not naturally make or be able to get from food certain vitamins and other nutrients. Here are some vitamin supplements ...

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