A new study has shown the value of mobile communications in the care of patients with chronic kidney disease. Adults who have the condition are receptive to receiving text messages to remind them about what they need to do to
Along with kidney issues, come a litany of related issues due to toxin build-up within the body and the fact that impaired kidney function typically means those trapped toxins just keep accumulating over time. The body, only able to take
Researchers have more information on dialysis, showing it is much more effective than conservative care. Dialysis is a process in which the blood is filtered by machinery instead of the patient’s kidneys. This is done because the patient’s kidneys are
Probiotics for Nausea and Vomiting in Kidney Disease Nausea and vomiting are very common symptoms in individuals with end-stage kidney disease and those on dialysis. These symptoms are often moderate to severe and can significantly affect the quality of life.
Scientists are warning users of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) they could be at risk for acute kidney injury (AKI). In patients with diabetes mellitus, if they are taking other medications such as diuretic or renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system inhibitor (RAASi), they could
Contraception is an important issue for women and those issues still remain important despite a CKD diagnosis. In fact, they may be even more important if a recent study’s findings are taken into account. The study, published online in Kidney
New studies have shown the dangers of iron deficiency for those suffering from nondialysis-dependent chronic kidney disease (ND-CKD). Even if a person does not have anemia, they are looking at a life of deteriorating health, known as a health-related