National Kidney and Urologic Diseases
Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC)

A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Complications in Kidney Disease

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Acquired Cystic Kidney Disease
Explains the causes of acquired cystic kidney disease (ACKD), a common condition in people with kidney failure who are treated with dialysis. Details the differences between ACKD and polycystic kidney disease, an inherited condition. Describes diagnostic procedures and treatment options.
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Amyloidosis and Kidney Disease
Describes primary amyloidosis, a disease that can lead to kidney failure, as well as dialysis-related amyloidosis, a disease that usually develops only after 5 or more years of kidney failure treated with dialysis.
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Anemia in Chronic Kidney Disease
Explains the kidneys’ role in making red blood cells and how kidney disease can lead to anemia. Discusses the diagnosis and treatment of anemia in kidney disease.
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Chronic Kidney Disease-Mineral and Bone Disorder
Explains how working kidneys contribute to healthy bones and why kidney disease can lead to bone problems. Covers the diagnosis and treatment of chronic kidney disease-mineral and bone disorder (CKD-MBD), a complication that affects 90 percent of people on dialysis.
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Growth Failure in Children with Kidney Disease
Explains the problems that can be caused by kidney disease and describes the therapies available to minimize those problems.
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Treat Complications and Comorbidities
Discusses treatment for complications and comorbidities—two or more coexisting medical conditions or diseases in addition to an initial diagnosis—of chronic kidney disease (CKD).

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Page last updated July 16, 2014


 

The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

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