What You Need to Know About Kidney Health

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  • What is Kidney Failure?
  • Signs of Kidney Failure
  • Treatment Options
  • How Many Blacks Are on Dialysis
  • Why Diabetes Matters
  • Why High Blood Pressure Matters
  • Blacks, Kidney Health and Our Genes
  • Know Your Family History
  • Why Health Care Matters
  • Preventing Kidney Disease
  • Early Screening Is Key
  • March Is National Kidney Month
  • Where Are My Kidneys?
  • What Exactly Do Kidneys Do?
  • What Is Kidney Disease?
  • African-Americans and Kidney Disease

Treatment Options

There are different forms of dialysis, a process that helps perform the job that your kidneys can no longer do because they are so damaged. Most people receive dialysis a few times a week. Another treatment is a kidney transplant, which is found to be very successful. Yet, a 2012 study found that African-Americans are less likely to receive kidney donors. 



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