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kidney failure

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.

30 million Americans now have diabetes

People should consider testing, even if they think they don't have it.

Patient Story

‘The best thing that could have happened to us’

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

New drug may help diabetic kidney disease patients

Patiromer appears to keep potassium levels in check, researchers say.

Patient Story

Kidney transplants turn sick babies into tree-climbing kids

‘I’m so thankful to be taking care of normal kids’ stuff instead of life-and-death issues.’

Iced tea and kidney failure

What you need to know about oxalate crystals and your diet.

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