Kidney Disease

 
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A Healthcare Scare Turns To Victory For Chronic Kidney Disease And Dialysis Patients

With the cancellation of a vote in the Senate on the Graham-Cassidy proposal, we at KidneyBuzz.com want to first and foremost thank you for your hard work. Learn more.

 
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High Rates Of Addictive Opioid Prescriptions & Excessive Dosing Is Common For CKD On Dialysis

A Chronic Kidney Disease patient conducting Dialysis emailed KidneyBuzz.com, "I am being prescribed these powerful painkillers for my pain. They work, but with all the talk in the news lately about addiction, I am worried." Learn more.

 
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How CKD And Dialysis Patients Can Protect Themselves From Life-threatening Flu And Pneumonia

How do you protect yourself against contracting the Flu and Pneumonia? Learn more.

 
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Hurricane Keeping Chronic Kidney Disease Patients From Getting Dialysis Treatments

It is easy to imagine the broken bones and nasty skin infections that come from wading through deep flood waters. Learn more.

 
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New Discovery Could Rejuvenate Chronic Kidney Disease Patients' Failed Kidneys And Stop Dialysis

Kidney Rejuvenation is expected to be available within the next ten years, according to researchers at Harvard University. A study released jointly by Researchers at Tel Aviv (Sheba Medical Center) and Stanford University shows, for the first time, how the kidney can rejuvenate itself. Learn more.

 
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Natural Ways To Combat Anxiety For Dialysis And CKD Patients

A Chronic Kidney Disease patient conducting Dialysis said, "We had a death on Saturday. I am a patient and witnessed it. I am still trying to cope. I get anxiety at Dialysis really bad now." Learn more.

 
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Confessions Of A Kidney Donor For Chronic Kidney Disease And Dialysis Patients

Many healthy individuals are hesitant to pursue the prospect of being a living kidney donor because they are fearful of the process. Learn more.

 
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Double Jeopardy Foods For Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Conducting Dialysis And Substitutes

A Chronic Kidney Disease patient conducting Hemodialysis treatments asked, "Are walnuts good for kidney patients? My wife was telling me about all these great benefits they have for brain and heart health." Learn more.

 
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Asthma Drug May Help CKD And Dialysis Patients' Sense Of Smell

"Since beginning Dialysis, I have lost much of my sense of smell. Things do not smell the same as they used to and it is causing foods not to taste the same. Is this common? What can I do about it?" Learn more.

 
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Top Ten Best Hospitals For Chronic Kidney Disease And Dialysis Patients

As most patients know Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the kidneys. Learn more.

 
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Breakthrough Leaps Stem Cell Research Ahead Impacting Kidney Regeneration For CKD And Dialysis Patients

A KidneyBuzz.com viewer wrote, "Are Kidney Repair and Rejuvenation more than just buzzwords for Chronic Kidney Disease patients? What’s the status? I do not want to wait forever on this." Learn more.

 
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CKD And Dialysis Patients Came Together To Win Major Healthcare Victory

Together we raised our collective voices in the CKD Community to tell our Congressmen and Congresswomen that the repeal proposal of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) would hurt hundreds-of-thousands of Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients. Learn more.

 
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Ways Chronic Kidney Disease And Dialysis Patients Can Help To Fix Bad Breath

"I am a Dialysis patient and suffer from really bad breath at times. Is there anything that I can do about it?" Learn more.

 
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Almonds - A Missed Boost For Many Chronic Kidney Disease And Dialysis Patients

"I know that Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients are generally supposed to steer clear of nuts due to high potassium. However, are there any nuts that are safe for Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients to enjoy?" Learn more.

 
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During Summer Swollen Feet & Legs Are A Recurring And Serious Problem For CKD and Dialysis Patients

During the summer months many Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients may notice that they are experiencing more frequent edema (swelling) than usual. Learn more.

 
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Tailored Food List That Help Chronic Kidney Disease And Dialysis Patients Sleep Better

"I am constantly suffering from insomnia. However, especially during the summer months, I am unable to get any rest. I am regularly tired and have no energy. Is there anything that I can do?" Learn more.

 
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Common Thyroid Function Issues Are Directly Impacting Health & Quality Of Life For CKD And Dialysis Patients

Hypothyroidism- a condition in which the thyroid gland does not produce enough thyroid hormone- is common in Hemodialysis patients, and for a long time, it was assumed that those conducting Dialysis must just bear the side effects. Learn more.

 
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YES: U.S. Senate Healthcare Bill Could Have Harmfully Impact On Chronic Kidney Disease And Dialysis Patients

"I am hearing all of this talk about the U.S. Senate Healthcare Bill. They are not saying anything about people with kidney failure - such as myself. Is there expected to be any impact?" Learn more.

 
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Tips For CKD And Diabetic Patients To Have As Safe and As Healthy 4th Of July As Possible

It's the Fourth (4th) of July! Fireworks, barbecues, as well as gatherings with family and friends are staples of this holiday which is all about community and valuable time with loved ones. Learn more.

 
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Chronic Kidney Disease And Dialysis Jokes For Stress Relief

Kidney Failure is a serious condition. It can cause severe hardships in your daily life. One way to deal with the problems you face is with humor. Below are a few jokes to help you get through your day. Learn more.

 
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Inside Scoop: Tips For Hemodialysis & Peritoneal Dialysis Patients To Avoid Infections

A KidneyBuzz.com viewer wrote, "I am constantly suffering infections at my access site. My Nephrologist is growing more and more concerned since the infections are getting worse. What can I do to protect myself?" Learn more.