Articles for Tag: "kidney"

Do we really need two kidneys?  Featured
Do we really need two kidneys?
Have you ever wondered why you have two kidneys when people can survive with only one? An expert weighs in.
Tired, dizzy, bad breath? This could be to blame 
Tired, dizzy, bad breath? This could be to blame
Learn more about the less obvious symptoms of this condition and how to combat the problem.
A child battles back from a rare illness 
A child battles back from a rare illness
It all started with a trip to Disney World. A nurse shares her brave son’s journey battling a rare disease.
Tired, dizzy, bad breath? You could be dehydrated 
Tired, dizzy, bad breath? You could be dehydrated
Are you drinking enough water? Learn more about the less obvious symptoms that indicate your body needs fluids.
Daughter gives dad the Father’s Day gift of a lifetime 
Daughter gives dad the Father’s Day gift of a lifetime
In need of a transplant, Chuck Cuttone thought he’d have to be placed on the waiting list. His daughters had other ideas.
Are you at risk of kidney stones? 
Are you at risk of kidney stones?
If you’ve suffered from kidney stones, you know the pain can be unbearable. But just how likely are repeat stones—and what about those who’ve never had one?
Blog: Giving dad a second chance… by giving him my kidney 
Blog: Giving dad a second chance… by giving him my kidney
An Advocate patient representative shares how the life-saving donation changed her dad’s life, and her own.