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Chronic Kidney Disease (cont.)

Support Groups, Counseling, Synonyms, and Keywords

American Association of Kidney Patients
100 South Ashley Drive, Suite 280
Tampa, FL 33602
(813) 223-7099
(800) 749-2257

American Kidney Fund
6110 Executive Blvd, Suite 1010
Rockville, MD 20852
(301) 881-3052
(800) 638-8299

National Kidney Foundation
30 East 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
(212) 889-2210
(800) 622-9010

Synonyms and Keywords

acute kidney failure, analgesic nephropathy, anemia, calcitriol, CAPD, chronic kidney failure, chronic kidney disease, CKD, chronic renal failure, chronic renal insufficiency, continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis, diabetes, diabetic nephropathy, dialysis, end-stage renal disease, end-stage kidney disease, erythropoietin, erythropoiesis-stimulating agents, hemodialysis, high blood pressure, hypertension, kidney function, kidney problems, kidney transplant, kidney transplantation, kidneys, metabolic bone disease, nephritis, peritoneal dialysis, polycystic kidney, renal disease, renal failure, renal insufficiency, renal osteodystrophy, urine

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Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is characterized by an irreversible deterioration of renal function that gradually progresses to end-stage renal disease (ESRD).

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