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Kidney Diseases Dictionary Index
... This dictionary defines words that are often used when people talk or write about kidney diseases. It is designed for people who have kidney diseases and their families and friends. The words are list...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Urinary Tract Infections in Adults
...    The urinary tract Urinary tract infections are a serious health problem affecting millions of people each year. Infections of the urinary tract are common--only respiratory infections occ...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

   

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  • Analgesic Nephropathy (Painkillers and the Kidneys)
    ... An analgesic (AN-ul-JEE-zik) is any medicine intended to relieve pain. Over-the-counter analgesics (medicines bought without a prescription) include aspirin, acetaminophen, ibuprofen, naproxen sodium,...
  • Anemia in Kidney Disease and Dialysis
    ... If your blood is low in red blood cells, you have anemia. Red blood cells carry oxygen (O2) to tissues and organs throughout your body and enable them to use the energy from food. Without oxygen, thes...
  • Bladder Control for Women
    ... Women of all ages have bladder control problems. Some younger women find they can't hold their urine after having a baby. Others have problems when they stop having periods. Many women over the ag...
  • Childhood Nephrotic Syndrome
    ... Childhood nephrotic syndrome can occur at any age but is most common between the ages of 1-1/2 and 8 years. It seems to affect boys more often than girls. A child with the nephrotic syndrome has these...
  • Constipation
    ... The lower digestive tract Constipation is passage of small amounts of hard, dry bowel movements, usually fewer than three times a week. People who are constipated may find it difficult and painful to ...
  • Cystocele (Fallen Bladder)
    ... On this page: A cystocele (SIS-tuh-seal) occurs when the wall between a woman's bladder and her vagina weakens and lets the bladder droop into the vagina. This condition may cause discomfort and p...
  • Diabetes Insipidus
    ... Diabetes insipidus (DI) is characterized by excretion of large amounts of dilute urine, which disrupts your body's water regulation. To make up for lost water, you may feel the need to drink large...
  • Diabetes Overview
    ... Almost everyone knows someone who has diabetes. An estimated 18.2 million people in the United States--6.3 percent of the population--have diabetes, a serious, lifelong condition. Of those, 13 million...
  • Diabetic Neuropathies: The Nerve Damage of Diabetes
    ... Diabetic neuropathies are a family of nerve disorders caused by diabetes. People with diabetes can, over time, have damage to nerves throughout the body. Neuropathies lead to numbness and sometimes pa...
  • Directory of Kidney and Urologic Diseases Organizations
    ... This directory lists voluntary, governmental, and private organizations. Some of the organizations offer educational materials and other services to patients and the public; others primarily serve hea...

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