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NIDDK

Choosing a Treatment for Kidney Failure

patients  Kidney Disease  dialysis  hemodialysis  RRT  health professionals  kidney failure  kidney transplant  ESRD  advance directive  End-Stage Renal Disease  peritoneal dialysis  home hemodialysis  renal transplant  renal replacement therapy  conservative management  supportive care  eating plans 

Overview of kidney failure treatment options: how to choose and pay for treatment, planning ahead, preparing advance directives, dialysis, and transplant.

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Peritoneal Dialysis

patients  complications  Kidney Disease  Catheter  dialysis  health professionals  kidney failure  peritoneal dialysis  home dialysis  continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis  CAPD  continuous cycling peritoneal dialysis  CCPD  automated dialysis  exchanges  transfer set  cycler 

Learn about continuous ambulatory (CAPD) and continuous cycling (CCPD) peritoneal dialysis treatments you do at home—how to prepare, do exchanges, and risks.

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Know Your Blood Sugar Numbers: Use Them to Manage Your Diabetes

diabetes  patients  cholesterol  Blood Glucose  general public  A1C  Living with or Managing 

Why you should know your blood sugar numbers, how to check your blood sugar levels, target levels, what to do if your levels are too low or too high.

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NIDDK

Eating Right with Kidney Failure

sodium  patients  nutrition  water  supplements  diet  Calcium  Medical Nutrition Therapy  Kidney Disease  eating plan  transplant  potassium  vitamins  nutrients  dialysis  hemodialysis  health professionals  kidney failure  ESRD  meal plan 

Learn about what foods and drinks you will need to keep track of to make your kidney failure treatment work better and improve how you feel.

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NIDDK

Your Kidneys & How They Work

blood  patients  bladder  Kidney Disease  filter  Anatomy  Urine  Urinary Tract  Kidneys  health professionals  general public  minerals  hormones  Glomerulus  Tubule  Nephron  Electrolytes  Glomeruli  renal system  blood flow 

Learn how your kidneys filter blood, why kidneys are important, and how kidneys help maintain a healthy balance of water, salts, and minerals in your body.

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Chronic Kidney Disease Tests & Diagnosis

diabetes  patients  heart disease  high blood pressure  Kidney Disease  chronic kidney disease  general public  kidney failure  CKD  family history of kidney failure  Creatinine  dipstick test  Glomerular Filtration Rate  CKD diagnosis  UACR  urine albumin  CKD testing  GFR 

Overview of the tests used to diagnose kidney disease, including the blood and urine tests for glomerular filtration rate (GFR) and urine albumin.

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NIDDK

Ostomy Surgery of the Bowel

digestive system diseases  patients  Digestive Diseases  Surgical Techniques  Postoperative Care  Nursing Care  Gastrointestinal System  Patient Care Management  general public  Ostomy Surgery of the Bowel 

Describes four surgical procedures of the bowel: ileostomy, colostomy, ileoanal reservoir, and continent ileostomy.

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NIDDK

Polycystic Kidney Disease

Kidney Disease  Polycystic Kidney Disease  general public  PKD  autosomal dominant PKD  autosomal recessive PKD  PKD prevalence  PKD incidence  causes of PKD  PKD prevention 

Defines two types of polycystic kidney disease and describes their genetic origins, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment, as well as ongoing research.

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