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5 Things You Need to Know About Kidney Disease

April 26, 2019

5 Things You Need to Know About Kidney Disease

By uclahealth uclahealth

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 […]

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Tags: Anjay Rastogi MD, Chronic Kidney Disease, CKD, dialysis, kidney disease, kidney health, kidney transplant, UCLA CORE Kidney Program, UCLA nephrologists

A Family's Story of Kidney Disease

March 25, 2019

A Family’s Story of Kidney Disease

By Family Family

My name is Victoria Negrete; I was blessed with three children, two boys, and a girl. My eldest born son was first diagnosed with kidney failure in 1994, at the age of sixteen. He was supposed to have started dialysis in 2001, but he tragically lost his life after a complication during permacath placement. We […]

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Tags: Doctors Day, Dr. Anjay Rastogi, patient stories, peritoneal dialysis, peritoneal dialysis team, UCLA CORE Kidney Program, UCLA Kidney Health Fair