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CDC

Announcement: National Kidney Month - March 2014

march  national  announcement  month  kidney 

March is designated National Kidney Month to raise awareness about the prevention and early detection of kidney disease. In 2011, kidney diseases were the ninth leading cause of death in the United States (1). More than 10% (>20 million) of U.

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CDC

Get Tested for Chronic Kidney Disease | CDC Features

features  disease  diabetes  risk  raise  CDC  blood  pressure  kidney  type 2 diabetes  high blood pressure  Kidney Disease  CDC Features  Type 1 Diabetes  prediabetes  diabetes prevention  CKD  ESRD 

You may have a strong stomach and your heart may be in the right place, but how well are your kidneys working? If you have risk factors for kidney disease, ask your doctor about getting tested to find out your kidney health.

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NCI

Harms of Cigarette Smoking and Health Benefits of Quitting

nicotine  health  risk  tobacco  quitting  secondhand  smokeless  smoking  cigarette  hookah  benefits  quit  cessation  quitline  lung  cervical  leukemia  kidney  cigar  rectal 

A fact sheet that lists some of the cancer-causing chemicals in tobacco smoke and describes the health problems caused by cigarette smoking and the benefits of quitting.

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NCI

Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

health  treatment  childhood  kidney  version  professional  tumors  wilms  tumor  Wilms tumor  childhood renal cell carcinoma  rhabdoid tumor of the kidney  clear cell sarcoma of the kidney  congenital mesoblastic nephroma  desmoplastic small round cell tumor of the kidney  cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma  primary renal myoepithelial carcinoma  multilocular cystic nephroma 

Treatment options for Wilms tumor and other childhood kidney tumors include surgery (nephrectomy), chemotherapy, radiation, and kidney transplantation. Get detailed information about the treatment for newly diagnosed and recurrent Wilms and other kidney tumors in this summary for clinicians.

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NCI

Wilms Tumor and Other Childhood Kidney Tumors Treatment (PDQ®)–Patient Version

treatment  childhood  kidney  patient  version  tumors  wilms  tumor  Wilms tumor  childhood renal cell carcinoma  rhabdoid tumor of the kidney  clear cell sarcoma of the kidney  congenital mesoblastic nephroma  desmoplastic small round cell tumor of the kidney  cystic partially differentiated nephroblastoma  primary renal myoepithelial carcinoma  multilocular cystic nephroma 

Wilms tumor and other childhood kidney tumors treatment usually includes surgery and may be followed by radiation therapy or chemotherapy. Other treatments may include immunotherapy or high-dose chemotherapy with stem cell rescue. Learn more in this expert-reviewed summary.

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NCI

Genetics of Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell Cancer) (PDQ®)–Health Professional Version

cancer  health  cell  renal  kidney  version  professional  genetics  cancer genetics  renal cell carcinoma 

Genetics of Kidney Cancer (Renal Cell) includes the hereditary cancer syndromes von Hippel-Lindau disease, hereditary leiomyomatosis and renal cell cancer, Birt-Hogg-Dubé syndrome, and hereditary papillary renal carcinoma. Get comprehensive information on these syndromes in this clinician summary.

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NIH

Kidney Failure and Its Treatment

treatment  kidney  its  failure 

Your kidneys help keep you healthy by maintaining the right balance of water and other substances inside your body.

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NIEHS

Lead

lead  health  research  science  environment  michigan  cardiovascular  water  kidney  Infertility  environmental agents  lead exposure  ntp  gas  toxicology  IQ  Flint  paint  metal  nerve 

Lead is a naturally occurring metal found deep within the ground. It occurs in small amounts in ore, along with other elements such as silver, zinc or copper.

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NIDDK

Simple Kidney Cysts

research  symptoms  treatment  kidney  bladder  ureter  surgery  Patient Care Management  Information Resources  Diagnostic Tests  Risk Factors  Kidney Disease  Urologic Diseases  Magnetic Resonance Imaging  CT Scan  Kidney Diseases  Ultrasound  Cysts  Polycystic Kidney Disease  Sclerotherapy 

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

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CDC

Chronic Kidney Disease Issue Brief

research  diabetes  chronic  CDC  projects  kidney  initiatives  about  CKD  demonstration  about us 

CDC’s Chronic Kidney Disease Initiative was congressionally mandated to build capacity and infrastructure for a public health approach to CKD.

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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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NIDDK

Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease

symptoms  treatment  therapy  patients  kidney  tumors  transplantation  Diagnostic Tests  Kidney Disease  Kidney Diseases  Polycystic Kidney Disease  dialysis  general public  cyst  chronic kidney failure  Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease 

Explains the causes of acquired cystic kidney disease (ACKD), a common condition in people with kidney failure who are treated with dialysis.

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NIDDK

Glomerular Diseases

symptoms  patients  kidney  diagnosis  pathology  Diagnostic Tests  bacterial infections  Kidney Disease  Physiology  Anatomy  Kidney Diseases  general public  Diabetic Nephropathy  Glomerulosclerosis  Glomerulonephritis  Kidney Glomerulus  end stage renal disease  Glomerular Diseases 

Defines the two major categories of glomerular diseases––glomerulosclerosis and glomerulonephritis––and describes how they interfere with kidney function.

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NIDDK

Healthy Moments: Take Control of Your Blood Pressure

heart  smoking  stroke  nih  kidney  weight  heart disease  high blood pressure  healthy diet  physically active  National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases  NIDDK  National Institutes of Health  Dr. Griffin Rodgers  Healthy Moments  treatment plan  control blood pressure  National Hear  Lun  and Blood Institute 

Dr. Rodgers and Dr. Gary Gibbons encourage people with high blood pressure to follow a treatment plan, made with their healthcare provider, to get their blood pressure under control, and Dr. Gibbons shares steps to include in the plan.

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