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In 2010, around 500 million adults worldwide had chronic kidney disease1 and more than 2.6 million people required dialysis.2 In the United States, more than 40 million Americans have kidney disease, and 700,000 have kidney failure requiring dialysis or transplantation. Currently 100,000 patients are on the transplant list and ...
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Diabetes Diabetes Endocrine Obesity Oxycontin Renal Disease Thyroid Disorders Endocrinology is the study of the endocrine glands and the hormones that they secrete (Oxford Medical Dictionary). There are several groups of h...
In medicine, dialysis is a process for removing waste and excess water from the blood, and is primarily used to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Dialysis may be used for those with an acute disturba...
Nephrology - kidney function
Nephrology is a specialty of medicine and pediatrics that concerns itself with the study of normal kidney function, kidney problems, the treatment of kidney problems and renal replacement therapy (dialysis and kidney transplantation). Systemic conditions...