What Do Nephrologists Do? 5 Amazing Kidney Doctor Facts

July 26, 2021 |
Nephrologists, also known as kidney doctors, are medical doctors who specialize in the care and education of individuals with severe and chronic kidney diseases. Read more
Extrarenal Symptoms of Lupus Nephritis
Extrarenal Symptoms of Lupus Nephritis

13 Extrarenal Symptoms of Lupus Nephritis

May 10, 2021 |
People with lupus often have kidney problems. The kidneys are the most common organ affected by lupus nephritis, but not always. There can also be extrarenal symptoms of lupus nephritis. Extrarenal means that they affect other parts of the body than the kidneys. Read more
Kidney Image Chronic kidney disease
Chronic kidney disease, 3D illustration showing diseased kidney with adrenal glands, urethers, blood vessels and skeleton

GFR and the 5 Stages of CKD Made Simple

April 18, 2021 |
If you have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), you need to know your GFR! This article explains what is glomerular filtration rate (GFR) how it's used. Read more
Kidneys Don't Work
Kidneys Don't Work

When Your Kidneys Don’t Work 2 Terrible Things Happen!

February 22, 2021 |
When Kidneys Don't Work, They Don't Filter! Read more
Urine Production in Kidney
Urine Production in Kidney: The kidney functions to filter waste from the blood through the glomeruli (single glomerulus pictured right) to become a clear fluid called urine.

What Do Our Amazing Kidneys Do?

February 8, 2021 |
The kidneys are filters. The basic functional unit of the kidney is the glomerulus. This is where the blood filters into urine. Read more