How to Navigate Thanksgiving with Chronic Kidney Disease

Thanksgiving dinner table with sliced turkey and sides, overhead shot

I absolutely love the changing of colors on the trees, the crisp chill in the air, and the chance tobreak out cozy sweaters and fuzzy socks! All these symbols of Fall mean that Thanksgivingand the start of the holiday season are around the corner! Many people with CKD may feel that the holiday meals are […]

Debunking Common Kidney Disease Myths

Kidneys are vital organs that play a crucial role in filtering waste and excess fluids from our blood. Despite their importance, there are many misconceptions and myths surrounding kidney disease. In this blog, we will debunk a few of the most common kidney disease myths, shedding some light on this often misunderstood condition. Myth 1: […]

Chronic Kidney Disease Definition, Stages, Causes, Symptoms, Diagnosis, & Management.

medic consulting man with chronic kidney disease

What Is Chronic Kidney Disease? CKD is defined as abnormalities of kidney structure or function, present for > 3 months, with implications for health. CKD is classified based on Cause, GFR category (G1-G5), and Albuminuria. In the United States, 37 million Americans (15% of adults) were estimated to have CKD in 2018. What are the […]