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 […]

Chronic Kidney Disease And Your Heart

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and heart disease are closely intertwined as each condition amplifies the risk and progression of the other. This relationship is complex and bidirectional, with CKD patients having a strong risk of cardiovascular disease. Understanding this connection is crucial for managing both conditions and improving overall health.  The Heart-Kidney Connection  When kidneys […]

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 […]

5 Tips for Staying Healthy This Holiday Season

The holiday season is a time of joy and celebration but it’s important to stay focused on one’s health. The holidays often present a unique set of obstacles, from eating well to staying active and managing stress. In this article, we will explore some easy tips for you to not only stay healthy during the […]

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 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 Top 5 Things You Should Know About Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects 35.5 million adults in the U.S., but as many as 9 in 10 people don’t even know they have it. The 2 most common causes of CKD are diabetes and high blood pressure. While CKD can affect anyone, individuals with these risk factors have a higher chance of developing it. […]