Daily Kidney News
Five percent (5%) of the patients responding to a safety survey reported that they had experienced their needles becoming dislodged during the prior three months. Learn more.
A viewer emailed KidneyBuzz.com and asked, "I have been working most of the day sitting at my desk on my computer, and not drinking any water or fluid. Still my feet are all swollen! What is going on, should I be worried?" Learn more.
Daily Impact Meal: Buffalo Chicken Soup
A delicious Diabetic and CKD recipe with patient friendly ingredient substitutes. Let us know what you think! Learn more.
Home Hemodialysis is conducted 6 times a week and is associated with better health outcomes when compared to individuals who Dialyze 3 times per week at Dialysis clinics. Learn more.
"As you may know, PD is the most common dialysis therapy for patients who choose to receive their dialysis treatment at their home," Learn more.
Change is coming soon to the Chronic Kidney Disease community. For some this change will be welcomed, while others may be a bit less optimistic. Learn more.
The United States Renal Data System (USRDS) has found that infections are a leading cause of mortality (death) in those with Chronic Kidney Disease, specifically Dialysis patients at End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD). Learn more.
Did you know that the global "Black Market" for organ trafficking (trade in something illegal) is estimated to be as much as 75 million dollars? Learn more.
"I have been feeling a bit mentally foggy, forgetful, and physically weak. I wonder if this is a result of my Dialysis Treatments? Can you give me any insights?" Learn more.
Flu season can begin as early as October and last as late as May. Most Chronic Kidney Disease patients know that their immune system is generally weaker due to Chronic Kidney Disease itself. Learn more.
There are over 123,000 Chronic Kidney Disease patients in the United States who are currently waiting on the Kidney Transplant List, according to the United Network for Organ Sharing (UNOS). Learn more.