Learning about and understanding chronic kidney disease and its treatment is important for individuals suffering from the disease. The more you know about taking care of yourself while undergoing treatment for kidney disease, the healthier you will stay.
Common kidney related diseases include polycystic kidney disease, kidney stones, and kidney cancer. Diabetes and hypertension are the major causes of kidney disease. Additional information on these, and other diseases that affect the kidneys, can be found on the National Kidney Foundation’s website at www.kidney.org