Kidney Disease

Common Name(s)

Kidney Disease

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Kidney Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Alport Syndrome Foundation

Our MISSION is to educate and support patients and their families that have been affected by this genetic kidney disease with the goal of funding research to find more effective treatment protocols and a cure for Alport Syndrome.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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American Association of Kidney Patients

Dedicated to improving the quality of life for kidney patients through education, advocacy and fostering patient communities.

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Bardet Biedl Syndrome Family Association

Our Mission: Improve the lives of families affected by BBS through information, support and by advancing research and therapy Our Vision: Effective support, therapy, and treatment for all people affected by Bardet Biedl Syndrome

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2013

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National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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The Cain Foundation for Branchio-oto-renal Syndrome (BOR)

The CAIN FOUNDATION, a voluntary based Charity. Our mission is to represent the interests of many people affected by Branchio-oto-renal Syndrome and to improve their quality of life by providing support and information related to this Syndrome. We seek to educate both Medical Practitioners and the public by promoting Branchio-oto-renal (BOR) Syndrome awareness. Vision to Educate. Mission to Care.

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Advocacy and Support Organizations

 

Condition Specific Organizations

Following organizations serve the condition "Kidney Disease" for support, advocacy or research.

Alport Syndrome Foundation

Our MISSION is to educate and support patients and their families that have been affected by this genetic kidney disease with the goal of funding research to find more effective treatment protocols and a cure for Alport Syndrome.

http://www.alportsyndrome.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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American Association of Kidney Patients

Dedicated to improving the quality of life for kidney patients through education, advocacy and fostering patient communities.

http://www.aakp.org

Last Updated: 5 May 2014

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Bardet Biedl Syndrome Family Association

Our Mission: Improve the lives of families affected by BBS through information, support and by advancing research and therapy Our Vision: Effective support, therapy, and treatment for all people affected by Bardet Biedl Syndrome

http://www.bardetbiedl.org/

Last Updated: 14 Mar 2013

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National Kidney Foundation

The National Kidney Foundation, a major voluntary nonprofit health organization, is dedicated to preventing kidney and urinary tract diseases, improving the health and well-being of individuals and families affected by kidney disease and increasing the availability of all organs for transplantation.

http://www.kidney.org

Last Updated: 15 Apr 2014

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The Cain Foundation for Branchio-oto-renal Syndrome (BOR)

The CAIN FOUNDATION, a voluntary based Charity. Our mission is to represent the interests of many people affected by Branchio-oto-renal Syndrome and to improve their quality of life by providing support and information related to this Syndrome. We seek to educate both Medical Practitioners and the public by promoting Branchio-oto-renal (BOR) Syndrome awareness. Vision to Educate. Mission to Care.

http://www.thecainfoundation.com

Last Updated: 12 Oct 2013

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Scientific Literature

Articles from the PubMed Database

Research articles describe the outcome of a single study. They are the published results of original research.
The terms "Kidney Disease" returned 3210 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Spectrum of biopsy-proven kidney disease in children at a Jordanian Hospital.
 

Author(s): Reem Hadidi, May Hadidi, Ma'en alDabbas

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 May;25(3):680-3.

 

To determine the patterns of renal disease among Jordanian children based on kidney biopsy results as well as correlating clinical presentation with histopathological diagnosis, we studied the medical records of 55 children who had kidney-biopsy kidney disease at the Prince Hamza ...

Last Updated: 13 May 2014

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Correlation of carotid intimal-medial thickness with estimated glomerular filtration rate and cardiovascular risk factors in chronic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Nitesh Chhajed, B J Subhash Chandra, Manjunath S Shetty, Chandrashekhar Shetty

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 May;25(3):572-6.

 

Carotid intimal-medial thickness (CIMT) predicts future vascular events in the general population. However, the correlation of traditional cardiovascular risk factors and stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) with CIMT is not studied extensively. To determine the correlation of CIMT ...

Last Updated: 13 May 2014

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Prevalence of anemia in patients with type II diabetes and mild to moderate chronic kidney disease and the impact of anti-RAS medications.
 

Author(s): Periklis Dousdampanis, Konstantina Trigka, Costas Fourtounas

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 May;25(3):552-7.

 

Anemia is a common feature of diabetes and chronic kidney disease (CKD) mainly due to erythropoietin (EPO) deficiency and uremic toxicity. Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) inhibitors and angiotensin receptor blockers (ARBs) have been established as first-choice medications for ...

Last Updated: 13 May 2014

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Reviews from the PubMed Database

Review articles summarize what is currently known about a disease. They discuss research previously published by others.
The terms "Kidney Disease" returned 839 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

[The use of diuretics in kidney disease].
 

Author(s): Lene Heramb, Stein Hallan, Knut Aasarød

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Diuretics are an important part of the therapy for a number of medical conditions such as heart, liver and kidney failure and hypertension. This article presents updated knowledge on the use of diuretics in kidney disease.

Last Updated: 30 Apr 2014

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Chronic kidney disease and the aging population.
 

Author(s): Marcello Tonelli, Miguel Riella

Journal: Clin. Nephrol.. 2014 Mar;81(3):192-7.

 

Last Updated: 24 Feb 2014

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Resveratrol: why is it a promising therapy for chronic kidney disease patients?
 

Author(s): Juliana F Saldanha, Viviane de O Leal, Peter Stenvinkel, José Carlos Carraro-Eduardo, Denise Mafra

Journal: Oxid Med Cell Longev. 2013 ;2013():963217.

 

Resveratrol, a phenolic compound found in various plants, including grapes, berries, and peanuts, shows promise for the treatment of cancer, aging, type 2 diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases. Resveratrol can promote transcription factor nuclear factor-erythroid 2-related factor ...

Last Updated: 3 Feb 2014

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Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

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Clinical Trial Information This information is provided by ClinicalTrials.gov

Efficacy and Safety of Tolvaptan in Subjects With Chronic Kidney Disease Between Late Stage 2 to Early Stage 4 Due to Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Kidney Disease; Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

 

Last Updated: 29 Jul 2014

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Study to Assess Darbepoetin Alfa Dosing for the Correction of Anemia in Pediatric Subjects With Chronic Kidney Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Anemia; Chronic Kidney Disease; Kidney Disease

 

Last Updated: 21 May 2014

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Primary Cardiovascular Risk Prevention With Aspirin in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 4; Chronic Kidney Disease Stage 3

 

Last Updated: 17 Oct 2012

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