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https://www.kidneybuzz.com/tailored-food-list-that-help-chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-patients-sleep-better/?rq=tailored%20food%20list

"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.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/common-thyroid-function-issues-are-directly-impacting-health-quality-of-life-for-ckd-and-dialysis-patients/2017/7/14/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, in many cases, just bear the side effects. Learn more.

 
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Many Chronic Kidney Disease patients are experiencing harmful Dialysis-related events. Learn more.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/stanford-university-researcher-challenges-sale-of-kidneys-to-reduce-wait-times-for-ckd-dialysis-patients/?rq=Stanford%20Researcher

In recent months, Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients have noticed a surge in offers for foreign or domestic kidney sales. Learn more.

 
https://www.kidneybuzz.com/police-investigating-chronic-kidney-disease-patients-suspicious-death-during-dialysis-treatment/2015/7/20/police-investigating-chronic-kidney-disease-patients-suspicious-death-during-dialysis-treatment?rq=police

A 55 year old Dialysis patient, Mary Elizabeth Goetz, died at a U.S. Renal Care Dialysis Center. Learn more.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/yes-us-senate-healthcare-bill-could-have-harmfully-impact-on-chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-patients/?rq=senate%20healthcare

"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.

 
https://www.kidneybuzz.com/tips-for-ckd-and-diabetic-patients-to-have-as-safe-and-as-healthy-4th-of-july-as-possible/2014/7/2/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.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-jokes-for-stress-relief/?rq=Chronic%20Kidney%20Disease%20And%20Dialysis%20Jokes%20For%20Stress%20Relief

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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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.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/new-details-about-the-artificial-implantable-kidney-surgery-for-chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-patients/2017/6/24/new-details-about-the-artificial-implantable-kidney-surgery-for-chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-patients?rq=new%20details

A Chronic Kidney Disease patient conducting Dialysis asked, "What is the surgical process like to insert the device? What are the risks and benefits?" Learn more.

 
https://www.kidneybuzz.com/many-chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-patients-may-be-unknowingly-taking-too-much-vitamin-d/?rq=Vitamin%20D

Experiencing bouts of Vitamin D deficiency (low levels of Vitamin D) can cause patients to have difficulty thinking clearly, bone pain, frequent bone fractures, muscle weakness, soft bones that may result in deformities, and unexplained fatigue. Learn more.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/new-bill-will-change-a-key-dialysis-treatment-policy-with-some-surprising-ckd-patient-opposition/2017/5/26/new-bill-will-change-a-key-dialysis-treatment-policy-with-some-surprising-ckd-patient-opposition?rq=new%20bill

S.B. (Senate Bill) 349 is a California proposed legislation that has been developed to create minimum staffing requirements for Dialysis Clinics as well as establish a minimum transition time between patients so that Patient Care Technicians do not have to rush from one patient finishing treatment, to another preparing to begin - avoiding mistakes and lapses in infection control strategies such as wiping down chairs and equipment. Learn more.

 
https://www.kidneybuzz.com/v-can-chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-patients-safely-detox-to-improve-their-summer-and-quality-of-life/?rq=detox

"Can Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients detox? I have tried a cleansing, detox diet in the past and it was very helpful in making me feel cleaner with improved vitality, and I even lost 8 pounds! With summer upon us, I wanted to detox again. However, since beginning Dialysis, I do not know if it is safe." Learn more.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/what-do-you-get-the-dad-suffering-with-ckd/?rq=father%27s%20day

The Founder of KidneyBuzz.com is a father who has been successfully fighting End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) for 18 years. Learn more.

 
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Hence people with Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis  who are on a Potassium restricted diet may enjoy the fruits in moderation. Learn more.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/update-bill-expected-to-drastically-change-care-for-dialysis-patients-passes-major-hurdle/?rq=UPDATE%20-%20BILL

Dialysis Patient Safety Act S.B. (Senate Bill) 349 has cleared a major hurdle after being approved by the California State Senate on a 24-15 vote. Learn more.

 
https://www.kidneybuzz.com/five-critical-summer-tips-tailored-for-chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-patients/2017/6/4/five-critical-summer-tips-tailored-for-chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-patients?rq=summer

Summer often brings sunny skies, warm weather, and good times for many Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients. Learn more.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/safe-summer-fun-for-ckd-and-dialysis-patients-parties-alcohol-sunscreen-and-more/2016/6/28/safe-summer-fun-for-ckd-and-dialysis-patients-parties-alcohol-sunscreen-and-more?rq=summer

"Hello, KidneyBuzz. I have a few questions regarding parties that I need some help with:" Learn more.

 
https://www.kidneybuzz.com/progress-on-kidney-rejuvenation-for-chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-patients/2017/5/24/progress-on-kidney-rejuvenation-for-chronic-kidney-disease-and-dialysis-patients?rq=kidney%20rejuvenation

A KidneyBuzz.com patient wrote: "It's almost been a year since KindyBuzz.com last published an article on Kidney Rejuvenation. Have not heard anything since. What's going on?"Learn more.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/emmy-award-winning-late-night-comedian-comments-on-dialysis-what-he-gets-right-wrong/2017/5/18/emmy-award-winning-late-night-comedian-comments-on-dialysis-what-he-gets-right-wrong?rq=emmy

KidneyBuzz.com has been bombarded with comments, shares, emails, and retweets from Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients to respond to John Oliver's comments about Dialysis on his HBO Show: Last Week TonightLearn more.

 
https://www.kidneybuzz.com/hospital-acquired-infections-more-likely-to-cause-deadly-outcomes-in-ckd-and-dialysis-patients/?rq=Hospital%20Acquired%20Infections%20More%20Likely%20To%20Cause%20Deadly%20Outcomes%20In%20CKD%20And%20Dialysis%20Patients

Chronic Kidney Disease and Dialysis patients are constantly looking for ways to improve their safety and health in order to remain as healthy as possible and stay out of the hospital. Learn more.

https://www.kidneybuzz.com/research-findings-highlight-shockingly-low-risk-of-needing-a-kidney-after-being-a-living-kidney-donor/2017/5/10/research-findings-highlight-shockingly-low-risk-of-needing-a-kidney-after-being-a-living-kidney-donor?rq=low%20risk

"I want to donate to a person whose story I saw online, but I am concerned about the risk since I am a healthy person. What are the odds of me needing a Kidney Transplant if I donated one of my kidneys?" Learn more.