Renal Ultrasounds: A Look Inside the Kidneys

Ultrasounds are used for a number of medical purposes. Since they utilize sound waves instead of radiation to create an image from inside the human body, they are safer to perform and are frequently used by OBY/GYN doctors to check the development of fetuses inside the womb during pregnancy. This is good news when it comes potential problems with k

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Common questions about chronic kidney disease (CKD).

Chronic kidney disease is a condition caused by a continued loss of proper kidney function. As the condition gets worse, the limited function of the kidneys makes it more difficult to filter out waste and impurities, leading to a vicious cycle of maladies within the affected person’s body. What complications can arise from CKD ? Patients may develo

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Anemia Management: Tips for Kidney Health

Anemia is a condition people experience when their bodies are not able to keep up with red blood cell production, usually due to a lack of iron in the body. Since red blood cells carry the oxygen a body needs for proper respiration, the end result of anemia is extreme fatigue and weakness. Anemia is common in the early stages of chronic kidney dise

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