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Patient discussing kidney disease with their doctor.

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 […]
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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 […]
Doctor talking with patient about their risks of CKD.

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 […]

Top 10 Facts about Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a prevalent and serious health condition that affects millions of people worldwide. This comprehensive guide aims to provide essential insights into CKD, including its prevalence, risk factors, symptoms, diagnosis, preventive measures, treatment options and its impact on employee benefits plans. By increasing awareness and understanding of CKD, individuals and employers […]