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Kidney Transplant

A person with end-stage renal disease (ESRD) receiving kidney transplantation is the treatment of choice. People who have received a kidney transplant usually survive longer and have a better quality of life. A kidney transplant may come from a live donor or a cadaveric donor. In order to be considered for a kidney transplant, a […]

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Home Hemodialysis

What is home hemodialysis? Home Hemodialysis is an alternative to In-Center Hemodialysis at a Dialysis Center. It provides patients and their families the autonomy to manage their dialysis treatments. Home hemodialysis may employ standard machines that are used in for in-center dialysis. However, these machines tend to be complicated and require longer training time for […]

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Hemodialysis (HD)

What is hemodialysis? Coastal Dialysis Center offers hemodialysis. Hemodialysis is a treatment for kidney failure that uses a machine to filter your blood outside your body. At our private and brand new dialysis center, an HD nurse and a patient care technician will educate you and treat you for HD. You will have a team […]

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Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)

What is Peritoneal Dialysis (PD)? Peritoneal dialysis (PD) is a form of renal (kidney) replacement therapy. It is an alternative to hemodialysis. Patients who are initiated on peritoneal dialysis are in the end-stage of renal disease requiring long-term therapy. How does Peritoneal Dialysis (PD) work? Coastal Dialysis Center offers PD treatment. Prior to being initiated […]

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Anemia of Chronic Disease

What is anemia? A person whose blood is low in red blood cells has anemia. Red blood cells carry oxygen (O2) to tissues and organs throughout your body and turn the food you eat into energy. Without oxygen, these tissues and organs particularly the heart and brain won’t function properly. For this reason, a person […]

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Kidney Stone Prevention

What are kidney stones? Kidney stones are commonly made of calcium oxalate in both men and women. They pass from the kidney into the ureter resulting in partial or complete obstruction. There is a sudden onset of intense flank pain that the individual usually seeks medical attention. What are the risk factors for developing kidney […]

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Kidney and Adrenal Disease

What do Kidneys (Renal) do? Kidneys have many functions, some of which include filtering your blood, removing toxic materials that your body makes on a daily basis, removing extra fluid that your body does not need, adjusting all your electrolytes in your body, effecting your blood pressure, producing hormones to keep you red blood cells […]

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Anemia Management

What is anemia? A person whose blood is low in red blood cells has anemia. Red blood cells carry oxygen (O2) to tissues and organs throughout your body and turn the food you eat into energy. Without oxygen, these tissues and organs particularly the heart and brain won’t function properly. For this reason, a person […]

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Preventive Health Maintenance Services

What can be done to reduce your risks of Kidney Disease? Heart or kidney healthy diet Reduce sodium intake to 2 grams/day Tight glucose control, maintain a hemoglobin A1c level to less than 7.0 Maintain good blood pressure control, blood pressure goal of less  than 130/80 Exercise daily Quit smoking Reduce protein intake to 80 […]

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Kidney & Hypertension Disease

Hypertension Hypertension is elevated blood pressure. Hypertension can be essential which means the cause of it is not known or secondary which the cause could be in the kidneys or glands close to your kidneys such as your adrenal glands. Your kidney specialist will check you for the above. What is Kidney Hypertension Disease? Elevation […]

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