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Great Alternatives to Perform Dialysis at Home

Since the 1960’s home dialysis has been an alternative for patients with end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Joe Cosgrove knows that both home hemodialysis (HHD) and Peritoneal dialysis (PD) have been available for decades to those who barely had the chance to go to the hospital because of their condition. 810 more words

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World Kidney Day

World Kidney Day aims to raise awareness of the importance of our kidneys to our overall health and to reduce the frequency and impact of kidney disease and its associated health problems worldwide. 449 more words

ACADEMIC LECTURES

Charleston Kidney Walk for National Kidney Foundation

Help us battle kidney disease. Many Americans know nothing about kidney disease until it is too late.

My husband was diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) just over a year ago, Feb. 493 more words

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Preventing kidney failure in Guinea-Bissau

Being diagnosed with kidney failure in Guinea-Bissau means a death sentence for most patients. As currently no hospital in the West African country offers dialysis treatment, it is extremely important to prevent end-stage renal diseases among the population. 287 more words

Improving Quality Of Life

Kidney Disease

Kidney (or Renal) disease or failure are general terms used to describe problems with the kidneys and their ability to function properly. Kidney disease is one of the most common problems that veterinary surgeons see in cats and it is thought that the reason we see so many cases is because our beloved pet cats are living so much longer these days, thanks to great care from owners as well as advances in nutrition and veterinary treatments.  1,658 more words

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Kidney Wanted

Finally had my Kidney Transplant Evaluation this week!

I have been evaluated and found deserving of a donor kidney! Hooray!

No real surprise there, as the ongoing theme continues to be I am in perfect health, besides my mysteriously failing kidneys. 847 more words

My Kidneys Suck

Meet the future of dialysis!

For many years, the healthcare industry has doubled its efforts to offer better treatments to patients with an end-stage renal disease (ESRD). Joe Cosgrove knows that this hard work has helped millions of patients who probably wouldn’t have survived if it wasn’t because they had the chance to receive dialysis treatment. 795 more words

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