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Smoking has long been identified as a health risk to everyone, but for people with kidney disease, it can be especially problematic. Read about some of the complications that arise for smokers with kidney disease.Post a comment | 1 responses
When a person is diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), it can be overwhelming. There are kidney disease support groups and other resources available to help. Connect online with others who are living with kidney disease through websites, discussion forums, blogs and email lists. National kidney organizations are excellent sources for information and support. Learn more about how you can get the kidney disease support you need when you have chronic kidney disease.Post a comment | 0 responses
When a doctor determines that bone disease is related to kidney disease, it usually means that the kidneys are not doing their job well enough to balance the body’s minerals. This condition is called renal osteodystrophy.Post a comment | 4 responses
Type 2 diabetes is the most common form of diabetes, and millions of people in the United States may not realize they have it. Learn more about the causes and symptoms of Type 2 diabetes and how it relates to kidney disease.Post a comment | 2 responses
Dialysis patients are assigned a renal dietitian to help them eat properly. However, people with kidney disease who are not on dialysis can also benefit from a dietitian’s expertise. Learn what a renal dietitian can do if you have kidney disease and why you may need one to help you learn about and manage a kidney diet.Post a comment | 3 responses