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dialysis

Patient Story

The surgery you’ve never heard of

Nedene Bearss shares her story about how chronic kidney disease took her by surprise, and how her 'hero' saved her hand with his expertise.

850 million people worldwide have kidney disease

But most people don't realize that kidney disease is a major health issue.

Patient Story

‘They’re miracles’

Bacteria from tainted food nearly killed two young sisters. A skilled medical team—and plenty of prayers—pulled them from the brink.

Coffee may be kind to your kidneys

Study shows a protective effect of caffeine consumption among patients with chronic kidney disease.

Study suggests: Bad air, bad kidneys

Years-long look at military veterans finds link between air pollution and kidney damage, with tens of thousands of new cases every year.

Patient Story

A girl, a horse and a horrible disease

Battling kidney disease since toddlerhood, Lyndi Hollinger dreams of a normal life. She finds it when she's on Sammy's back.

Kidney disease a big contributor to heart-related deaths

Study findings point to need for screening for kidney function.

Patient Story

‘The best thing that could have happened to us’

After waiting his whole life, 5-year-old Jazir Westerfield receives a kidney.

On kidney dialysis? Heal step by step

Even those with advanced problems can benefit from a 'low-intensity' exercise regimen.

Patient Story

‘It’s like a weight off my shoulders’

Pediatric palliative care team helps families navigate 'an incredibly confusing' medical world.

Patient Story

‘An amazing, selfless act’

A teen’s need for a kidney transplant inspires a flood of volunteer donors.

‘We take it day by day’

After a rare kidney disease strikes three of their four sons, requiring back-to-back transplants, the Brann family has high hopes for a 'normal' 2016.

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