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Gain a greater understanding of Kidney Disease with these articles:

About Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease includes conditions that damage your kidneys and decrease their ability to keep you healthy by doing the jobs listed. If kidney disease gets worse, wastes can build to high levels in your blood and make you feel sick. You may develop complications like high blood pressure, anemia (low blood count), weak bones, poor nutritional health and nerve damage. Also, kidney disease increases your risk of having heart and blood vessel disease.

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Why Are the Kidneys So Important?

Most people know that a major function of the kidneys is to remove waste products and excess fluid from the body. These waste products and excess fluid are removed through the urine. The production of urine involves highly complex steps of excretion and re-absorption. This process is necessary to maintain a stable balance of body chemicals.

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Three Simple Tests to Check for Kidney Disease

More than 26 million Americans-one in nine adults-have kidney disease. Millions more are at increased risk for getting it, and most don't know it. Kidney disease can be found and treated early to prevent more serious kidney disease and other complications.

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We’re your partner in the fight against Kidney Disease

By knowing your patients’ health history and risk factors you – with your partner, Milwaukee Nephrologists – can influence them to adopt lifestyle behavior modifications and help head off serious, life-threatening kidney disease.

Our physicians are your best resource in the early detection and treatment of kidney disease.

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