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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

Does Kidney Disease Affect Your Mental Health?

The intersection of physical and mental health is a complex area of study, and chronic illnesses like kidney disease often exemplify the intricate relationship between the two. There is a growing body of evidence suggesting that kidney disease does, in fact, largely affect mental health. The Connection Between Kidney Disease and Mental Health Chronic kidney […]