Interesting Kidney Facts

Interesting Kidney Facts

Interesting Kidney Facts Risk factors for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) include: diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, obesity, advanced age, family history of CKD, and tobacco use. Each kidney has about a million tiny nephrons. A Nephron is the basic functional...
Kidney Failure

Kidney Failure

Structure of Kidney In a normal person the two kidneys each approximate the size of a close fist (12 cm) are located on both sides of the back bone below the ribs. So these are situated behind the intestines against the posterior abdominal wall. If one kidney is...
Good Hemodialysis

Good Hemodialysis

Good Hemodialysis Three times per week (12-15hours/week) Dialysis staff is very friendly & patient feels comfortable & homely. Patient knows well about diet, high in protein with adequate calories Patient has good appetite and is ambulant (with exceptions)...