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A1c: What does it mean?

People with diabetes or at risk for diabetes often hear from healthcare professionals or their primary care physician about controlling their A1c, but what exactly is an A1c?

The Importance of a Good Blood Flow during hemodialysis.

Healthy kidneys clean the blood 24/7.  During each minute of every day, around one quart (1000ml) of blood passes through the kidney. Considering its small size, this is a huge amount of blood, much more than is received by any other organ in the body. The total blood volume of an adult is around 5-7 quarts, so it takes only minutes for one’s entire blood supply to pass through the kidney, and more and more of the body’s wastes are cleared from the blood.

Tips for Fluid Control: What You Need to Know

Many new patients starting dialysis treatment have a hard time controlling their fluid intake. Controlling thirst can decrease the amount of fluid consumed and help achieve fluid goals.

Protein: Tips for People with Chronic Kidney Disease?

Patients with chronic kidney disease often hear the words from their dietician either decrease or increase your protein intake. Depending on what stage of chronic kidney disease they have. What exactly is protein, and why is it important for people with chronic kidney disease?

What is Kt/V and What you Should Know?

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Kidney Failure and Taking Time off from Work

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Dialysis Treatment Options: What you should know?

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Quiz: Are You a Kidney Disease Myth Buster?

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Kidney Disease and Men

This article is not meant to diagnosis or suggest any treatments of any kind Kidney problems don’t discriminate...