Is My Child At Risk for Kidney Disease?

Is My Child At Risk for Kidney Disease?

Some diseases and conditions put children at risk for kidney disease.  The following provides information on risk factors for kidney disease, tests to check for kidney disease and treatment for kidney disease. What do the kidneys do? Your child has two kidneys.  Their...
Keeping Your Kidneys Safe When Using Pain Relievers

Keeping Your Kidneys Safe When Using Pain Relievers

Many analgesic medicines (pain relievers) are available over the counter. These medicines are generally safe when taken as directed. However, their heavy or long-term use may harm the kidneys. Up to an estimated three to five percent of the new cases of chronic kidney...