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Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults
... Nephrotic syndrome is a condition marked by very high levels of protein in the urine (proteinuria); low levels of protein in the blood; swelling, especially around the eyes, feet, and hands; and high...
Source: Cleveland Clinic

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

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...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Your Kidneys and How They Work
... Your two kidneys are vital organs that perform many functions to keep your blood clean and chemically balanced. Understanding how your kidneys work can help you to keep them healthy. The kidneys remov...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Nephrotic Syndrome in Adults
... Nephrotic syndrome is a condition marked by very high levels of protein in the urine (proteinuria); low levels of protein in the blood; swelling, especially around the eyes, feet, and hands; and high ...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Medical Tests of Kidney Function
... On this page: Healthy kidneys remove wastes and excess fluid from the blood. Blood tests show whether the kidneys are failing to remove wastes. Urine tests can show how quickly body wastes are being r...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

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...
Source: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

   

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