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Kidney Failure

Types of Chronic Diseases

Chronic diseases exact a substantial toll on people who live with them and the community at large. The Centers for Disease Control...
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Acute Renal Failure Due to Over Exercise

Acute renal failure is characterized as the sudden loss of kidney function. The American Urological Foundation explains that the k...
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Alkaline Phosphatase and Renal Failure

At the end of 2009, more than 871,000 people in the United States were being treated for end-stage renal disease, according to inf...
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6 Signs of Renal Failure

Renal failure, or kidney failure, happens when the kidneys are not able to filter waste from the body. This may be acute or chroni...
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Stage 4 Renal Failure Signs

The National Kidney Foundation has established guidelines to group chronic renal failure into stages based on the severity of the ...
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Kidney Failure Due to Cancer & Chemotherapy

Chemotherapy agents are designed to kill cancer cells but also affect normal cells in the body. Kidney damage results if enough ce...
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Foods to Eat for Acute Renal Failure

Acute renal failure occurs when your kidneys suddenly lose the ability to clean waste products and other impurities from your bloo...
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Types of Urinalysis

Urinalysis involves testing the urine of a patient. Doctors look at the properties of the urine such as color, clarity and pH. Th...
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Renal Failure & Potassium

Renal failure results when the kidneys are inadequate in filtering metabolic wastes. Renal failure can result from low blood flow ...
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Effects of Acute Renal Failure

Renal failure can be acute, with a sudden onset, or a chronic condition that progresses slowly over years. Over 250 million Americ...
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