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Renal Information

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)

Chronic kidney disease usually occurs gradually over time. The main function of the kidneys is to act as a filter removing wastes and excess water from the body. There are five stages to chronic kidney disease; the most common causes of kidney disease are diabetes and hypertension. Early diagnosis provides an opportunity to slow the progression of CKD.

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Dialysis is needed when you develop end stage renal disease (ESRD). Dialysis is a means of removing impurities or wastes from your blood when your kidneys are unable to do so. There are several different types of kidney dialysis. Learn more by clicking on types below:

Peritoneal Dialysis

In-Center Hemodialysis

Home Hemodialysis

In-Center Nocturnal Dialysis


A kidney transplant is an operation that places a healthy kidney into your body. This one new kidney takes over the work of your two failed kidneys and you no longer need dialysis.


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