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What is CKD?

This section offers information on the topic of chronic kidney disease (CKD)

What is CKD?

This section offers information on the topic of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Visit this section to learn more about the kidneys and the work they do, to find out how you can stay healthy with CKD, and to find tips for working with your healthcare team and staying in touch with your feelings.

 

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CKD at a glance

CKD at a glance

In this section, you will develop a better understanding of kidney function and the important role your kidneys play in maintaining your health. You will also review what the kidneys do, discover the different types of kidney disease and learn more about the symptoms and causes of CKD.

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Monitoring your health

Monitoring your health

To stay healthy, you must play an active role in your own care. Be sure to work with your healthcare team to monitor the rate at which your kidney disease is progressing and to ensure that you are able to start your treatments on the therapy best suited for you.

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Staying in touch with your feelings

Staying in touch with your feelings

It is common to experience a range of emotions when you learn that you have kidney disease, especially if you generally feel fine and the diagnosis is unexpected. Visit this section to learn about some of the common emotions associated with the condition, and to understand how you can deal with these new emotions.

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