What are the Different Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease?

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a progressive condition marked by a gradual loss of kidney function over time. It is a critical health issue that affects millions of people worldwide. Understanding the different stages of CKD is essential for early detection, management and slowing its progression. This article delves into the stages of CKD, highlighting […]

Understanding Dialysis: A Lifeline for Failing Kidneys

Dialysis is a medical treatment that performs the function of kidneys when they are unable to do so. It helps the body remove waste products and excess fluid from the blood, maintaining a balance of minerals such as potassium, sodium, calcium and bicarbonate, while regulating blood pressure.      Why is Dialysis Needed?  The primary reason […]

What Puts People at Risk for Chronic Kidney Disease?

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a serious health condition that affects the kidneys’ ability to filter waste and excess fluids from the blood. It’s a gradual process that can lead to dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes in the body. Understanding the risk factors for CKD can help in its prevention and management. Major […]

Entrée: Mushroom Stew and Roasted Asparagus + Dessert: Apple Spice Cake

Healthy Kidney Meals by Renalogic As part of our ongoing commitment to improving health and wellbeing for those diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD) or those at high risk, we’re excited to share two new recipes that are not only delicious but also kidney friendly.  We’re featuring a hearty entrée of Mushroom Stew and Roasted […]

The Importance of Early Detection & Prevention of Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a serious health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. It occurs when the kidneys are damaged and are unable to function properly over an extended period. CKD can lead to various complications, including kidney failure, cardiovascular disease, and even death. However, early detection and prevention can play a crucial […]

How Are Diabetes and Chronic Kidney Disease Linked?

Chronic illnesses are prevalent across the United States. Diabetes affects over 34 million people in the U.S. while Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) impacts more than 37 million adults. Both are significant public health concerns. Interestingly, these two diseases are not isolated; they have an interconnected relationship, often leading to a vicious cycle of worsening health […]

The Future of CKD Treatment & Management

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), chronic kidney disease (CKD) is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States, with 54,358 deaths in 2021. Additionally, it is projected to become the 5th leading cause of death globally by 2050. These projections lead us to consider the future of CKD, more specifically […]

The Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) on Minority Communities

Did you know that chronic kidney disease affects 37 million Americans? But the impact isn’t evenly distributed. Minority populations face even greater challenges, including access to diagnostic and treatment services that can help them. In this blog, we’ll dive into the disparities that affect minority communities and shed light on the underlying reasons. We’ll also […]

The Impact of Chronic Kidney Disease on the Workforce

37 million Americans have kidney disease, and millions more are at risk. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) significantly impacts the workforce, with some employees unable to manage full-time roles due to their condition. Maintaining employment is crucial for the 53% of working-age individuals with CKD, ensuring access to preventive care that can delay or prevent kidney […]

The Implications of Rising Healthcare Costs Among At-Risk Populations

Did you know that nearly 3 in 10 Americans admit to cutting their pills in half, skipping doses, or even discontinuing their medications when drug costs rise? This alarming reality sheds light on the growing problem of skyrocketing prescription prices in the United States. This predicament leaves individuals battling chronic conditions, such as chronic kidney […]