“It just feels like bringing something from home to make you comfortable,” the man told reporters.
President Donald Trump’s understanding of the kidney suggests he may have played hooky during Biology 101.
Five dialysis patients on the Puerto Rican island of Vieques have died while waiting for a dialysis clinic to finally reopen after Hurricane Maria. The remaining dialysis patients in Vieques must travel 25 miles by land and water to receive treatment.
For more information about kidney disease, visit kidney.org. Because the percentage of patients who develop life-threatening
These stories are not uncommon. Learning to care for yourself and return to full-time life can be a very uplifting experience
This is a touchy subject. It is automatically assumed that when a friend, relative, or loved one is stricken with an illness
By American Society of Nephrology President Raymond C. Harris, MD, FASN and XPRIZE CEO, Marcus Shingles Recognizing that
When couples say their wedding vows, many of them promise to be faithful to each other through sickness and health. When Betty and Richey Coffey married in 1964 there was no way they could have foreseen the physical and emotional challenges they would endure for the next 50 years.
Chronic kidney disease -- without the splashy races, ad campaigns, and extensive media coverage -- falls below the public radar. And because of that, a patient may be less likely to ask his or her doctor how to prevent it or even understand how it develops.
They're making the best of things. Violeta has learned to go to mass by herself. Immaculate Conception is only five blocks away, but for Vincent it might as well be a million miles.