Daily Kidney News
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.
Daily Impact Meal: Green Beans Stir Fry
A delicious Diabetic and CKD recipe with patient friendly ingredient substitutes. Let us know what you think! 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.
Have you ever gotten out of bed in the morning after a long night of several failed attempts at falling asleep? Learn more.
According to the Cleveland Clinic, there are as many as 600,000 Chronic Kidney Disease patients on Dialysis in the United States today. Learn more.
For many Chronic Kidney Disease patients the idea of regenerative medicine may seem a bit foreign and even far-fetched. Learn more.
With this new needle technology Dialysis patients will only have to be stuck once when conducting their regular Hemodialysis treatments. Learn more.
The Wearable Artificial Kidney has been huge news in the Chronic Kidney Disease community. Learn more.
"Ok I am scared," Sara Jared of Indiana emailed KidneyBuzz.com and said. Learn more.
Now, according to the online newspaper, Telegraph, there is a newly developed alternative to current medications which may correct Osteoporosis and prevent harmful fractures and breaks in Chronic Kidney Disease patients. Learn more.
While at most Dialysis Clinics there are modern conveniences such as personal televisions and reclining chairs, most have the unmistakable feeling of a hospital, wouldn't you agree? Learn more.
In 2007, a Renal Physicians Association safety survey found that it wasn't uncommon for a patient's Dialysis needle to dislodge during treatment. Learn more.
This is not a light matter; limited energy directly impacts Chronic Kidney Disease and Diabetic patients' lives, and reduces their quality of life. Learn more.