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 3518 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Blood pressure in early autosomal dominant polycystic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Robert W Schrier

Journal: N. Engl. J. Med.. 2015 Mar;372(10):976-7.

 

Last Updated: 5 Mar 2015

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Laboratory diagnostics of chronic kidney disease in Croatia: state of the art.
 

Author(s): Vanja Radišić Biljak, Lorena Honović, Jasminka Matica, Branka Knežević, Sanela Šimić Vojak

Journal: Biochem Med (Zagreb). 2015 ;25(1):73-83.

 

Early identification and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) is highly cost-effective and can reduce the risk of kidney failure progression and cardiovascular disease. In 2014, the Joint Croatian Working Group (JCWG) for laboratory diagnostic of CKD on the behalf of Croatian ...

Last Updated: 12 Feb 2015

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Evaluation of thyroid hormone levels in chronic kidney disease patients.
 

Author(s): Gandham Rajeev, Wilma Delphine Silvia Chickballapur Rayappa, Ravella Vijayalakshmi, Manchala Swathi, Sunil Kumar

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2015 Jan;26(1):90-3.

 

We attempted in this study to determine the thyroid hormone levels in 45 adult chronic kidney disease (CKD) patients and 45 ageand sex-matched healthy subjects as controls. The serum thyroid hormone levels were measured by a radioimmunoassay. Serum concentrations of creatinine, urea, ...

Last Updated: 12 Jan 2015

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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 927 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Guidance cue netrin-1 and the regulation of inflammation in acute and chronic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Punithavathi Ranganathan, Riyaz Mohamed, Calpurnia Jayakumar, Ganesan Ramesh

Journal: Mediators Inflamm.. 2014 ;2014():525891.

 

Acute kidney injury (AKI) is a common problem in the hospital setting and intensive care unit. Despite improved understanding, there are no effective therapies available to treat AKI. A large body of evidence strongly suggests that ischemia reperfusion injury is an inflammatory disease ...

Last Updated: 3 Jul 2014

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Mechanisms of muscle wasting in chronic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Xiaonan H Wang, William E Mitch

Journal: Nat Rev Nephrol. 2014 Sep;10(9):504-16.

 

In patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD), loss of cellular proteins increases the risks of morbidity and mortality. Persistence of muscle protein catabolism in CKD results in striking losses of muscle proteins as whole-body protein turnover is great; even small but persistent ...

Last Updated: 25 Aug 2014

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Allopurinol for the treatment of chronic kidney disease: a systematic review.
 

Author(s): Nigel Fleeman, Gerlinde Pilkington, Yenal Dundar, Kerry Dwan, Angela Boland, Rumona Dickson, Hameed Anijeet, Tom Kennedy, Jason Pyatt

Journal: Health Technol Assess. 2014 Jun;18(40):1-77, v-vi.

 

The term chronic kidney disease (CKD) is used to describe abnormal kidney function (or structure). People with CKD have an increased prevalence of cardiovascular disease (CVD). Evidence is emerging that allopurinol may have a role to play in slowing down the progression of CKD and ...

Last Updated: 26 Jun 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: 16 Mar 2015

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New Quantitive MRI Parameters in Assessing Kidneys of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease; Kidney Disease

 

Last Updated: 10 Dec 2014

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Repository Study of Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease

 

Last Updated: 28 Jan 2015

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