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Chronic kidney disease, or CKD, is a common condition that occurs when the kidneys are damaged and cannot properly filter blood. The condition causes gradual loss of kidney function and, over time, limits a person’s ability to perform day-to-day activities.
Functions of the kidneys
- The kidneys are important organs in the body that filter waste and excess [...]