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 3355 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Early nephrology referral for the chronic kidney disease patient: seeing the light or groping in the dark?
 

Author(s): Linda Shavit, Itzchak Slotki

Journal: Isr. Med. Assoc. J.. 2014 Aug;16(8):506-8.

 

Last Updated: 1 Oct 2014

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A systematic evaluation of websites offering information on chronic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Erin R Lutz, Kaitlin L Costello, Minjeong Jo, Constance A Gilet, Jennifer M Hawley, Jessica C Bridgman, Mi-Kyung Song

Journal: Nephrol Nurs J. ;41(4):355-63; 364.

 

In this study, we described the content and characteristics of 40 non-proprietary websites offering information about chronic kidney disease (CKD) and evaluated their information quality using the DISCERN scale and readability using Flesch Reading Ease and Flesch-Kincaid grade level. ...

Last Updated: 23 Sep 2014

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Usefulness of renal length and volume by ultrasound in determining severity of chronic kidney disease.
 

Author(s): Muhammad Aliyu Makusidi, Adindu Chijioke, Kolawole Thomas Braimoh, Ademola Aderibigbe, Timothy Olosegun Olanrewaju, Hamidu Muhammad Liman

Journal: Saudi J Kidney Dis Transpl. 2014 Sep;25(5):1117-21.

 

To determine the correlation of renal ultrasonic parameters and degree of kidney function among chronic kidney disease patients seen at the Nephrology unit of the University of Ilorin Teaching Hospital (UITH) Ilorin, we studied 322 patients. The results were analyzed with specific ...

Last Updated: 6 Sep 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 892 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

The therapeutic potential of C-peptide in kidney disease: a protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis.
 

Author(s): James Shaw, Partha Shetty, Kevin Burns, Greg Knoll

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Kidney disease remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in Canada and worldwide. New medical treatments are needed to reduce the progression of kidney disease to improve patient outcomes. C-peptide is normally released by pancreatic beta-cells along with insulin in healthy ...

Last Updated: 4 Jun 2014

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[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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Optimal strategies for identifying kidney disease in diabetes: properties of screening tests, progression of renal dysfunction and impact of treatment - systematic review and modelling of progression and cost-effectiveness.
 

Author(s): Andrew J Farmer, Richard Stevens, Jennifer Hirst, Tom Lung, Jason Oke, Philip Clarke, Paul Glasziou, Andrew Neil, David Dunger, Helen M Colhoun, Christopher Pugh, Germain Wong, Rafael Perera, Brian Shine

Journal: Health Technol Assess. 2014 Feb;18(14):1-128.

 

Annual screening for adults with type 2 diabetes to detect the early onset of kidney disease is widely recommended, but the recommendations are based on a limited methodological approach. In addition, there are continuing uncertainties about underlying rates of progression of the ...

Last Updated: 28 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: 16 Oct 2014

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

Status: Not yet recruiting

Condition Summary: Autosomal Dominant Polycystic Kidney Disease; Kidney Disease

 

Last Updated: 24 Sep 2014

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Pyridorin in Diabetic Nephropathy
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Diabetic Nephropathy; Diabetic Kidney Disease

 

Last Updated: 21 Oct 2014

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