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Factors Affecting Weight & Health

patients  obesity  overweight  weight loss  Risk Factors  obese  eating habits  health professionals  health problems  weight gain  Weight Management  Overweight Obesity  extreme obesity  physical activity habits  overweight causes  obesity causes  genetic factors 

Many factors can affect your weight, leading to overweight, obesity, or extreme obesity. Being overweight or having obesity may lead to certain health problems.

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Definition & Facts for Adult Overweight & Obesity

patients  obesity  overweight  weight loss  Risk Factors  BMI  obese  body mass index  health professionals  weight gain  Obesity prevalence  Overweight Prevalence  Weight Management  Overweight Obesity  weight maintenance  extreme obesity  overweight treatment  obesity treatment  extreme obesity treatment  extreme obesity prevalence 

The terms “overweight” and “obesity” refer to body weight that is greater than what is considered normal or healthy for a certain height.

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NIDDK

Am I at a Healthy Weight?

patients  Risk Factors  BMI  body mass index  health professionals  health problems  Weight Management  Overweight Obesity  waist size  body shape  fat location 

Knowing your body mass index (BMI) and waist size help tell if you are at a normal or healthy weight, are overweight, or have obesity.

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NIDDK

Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease

blood  patients  diagnosis  complications  Diagnostic Tests  Drug Therapy  Risk Factors  Kidney Disease  vitamins  dialysis  chronic kidney disease  general public  chronic kidney failure  minerals  hormones  Hematocrit  Erythropoietin  End-Stage Renal Disease 

Explains how kidney disease can lead to anemia, the kidneys’ role in making red blood cells, as well as the diagnosis and treatment of anemia in kidney disease.

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NIDDK

IgA Nephropathy

symptoms  patients  hypertension  cholesterol  diagnosis  complications  Diagnostic Tests  Risk Factors  Kidney Disease  Kidney Diseases  general public  chronic kidney failure  IgA Nephropathy 

Defines IgA nephropathy, an autoimmune disease that affects the kidneys. Discusses causes, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment.

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NIDDK

Diabetes Insipidus

symptoms  patients  diagnosis  Diabetes Mellitus  Drug Therapy  Risk Factors  Kidney Disease  Kidney Diseases  Fluids  Drug Effects  general public  Hypothalamus  Vasopressin  Diabetes Insipidus 

Diabetes insipidus is a rare disorder where your kidneys pass an abnormally large volume of dilute and odorless urine, which can result in dehydration.

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NIDDK

Cystoscopy & Ureteroscopy

patients  Diagnostic Tests  Risk Factors  Kidney Disease  Urologic Diseases  Cystoscopy  Ureteroscopy  Equipment and Supplies  general public 

Outlines reasons for cystoscopy and ureteroscopy. Explains the preparation involved. Describes the procedures and what patients can expect afterward.

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NIDDK

Vesicoureteral Reflux (VUR)

symptoms  children  treatment  antibiotics  patients  surgery  Diagnostic Tests  Risk Factors  Urologic Diseases  Urinary Tract Infection  Ultrasound  Urinary Tract Infections  Vesicoureteral Reflux  Deflux  Catheterization  health professionals  general public  UTI  bladder infection  VUR 

Vesicoureteral reflux (VUR) is a condition in which urine flows backward from the bladder to one or both ureters and sometimes to the kidneys.

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NIDDK

Urinary Tract Infection in Children

prevention  symptoms  children  causes  definition  treatments  bladder  clinical trials  Diagnostic Tests  Drug Therapy  Risk Factors  Urodynamics  Urologic Diseases  Urinary Tract  Urethra  Magnetic Resonance Imaging  CT Scan  Urinary Tract Infection  Ultrasound  Vesicoureteral Reflux 

Read about bladder infections, as well as pain and urgency with urination, in children. Learn about the symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

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NIDDK

Simple Kidney Cysts

symptoms  treatment  patients  kidney  bladder  ureter  surgery  Diagnostic Tests  Risk Factors  Kidney Disease  Magnetic Resonance Imaging  CT Scan  Kidney Diseases  Ultrasound  Cysts  Polycystic Kidney Disease  Sclerotherapy  general public  Simple Kidney Cysts 

Distinguishes between simple kidney cysts and polycystic kidney disease. Explains diagnostic procedures and treatment options.

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