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Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease

The kidneys are organs that work as filters in our bodies. They produce urine to eliminate waste, excess water, and excess salt. In this role, the kidneys are crucial in maintaining the body’s chemical balance. They also participate in the production of red blood cells, the regulation […]

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Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease

Anemia of Chronic Kidney Disease

Anemia is a condition in which a person does not have enough healthy red blood cells. Red blood cells serve the role of carrying oxygen throughout the body, thus patients with anemia do not get enough oxygen delivered to their organs. Anemia of chronic disease is a […]

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Understanding Your Kidneys

Understanding Your Kidneys

Chronic Kidney Disease: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) means that your kidneys are not working as well as they once did.  Various conditions can cause CKD.  Severity can vary but most cases: are mild or moderate, occur in older people, do not cause symptoms, and do not progress […]

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