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Conditions We Treat

Currently in the United States, there are 26 million Americans –1 in 9 adults – living with
chronic kidney disease (CKD), and, because symptoms may not appear until the kidneys
are actually failing, most don’t know it. Compounding this problem are the spiraling rates
of diabetes and high blood pressure – the two leading causes of kidney disease. Finding
kidney disease early improves health and saves lives.
-Kidney Foundation, Annual Report 2010

Proper kidney function is crucial to maintaining health. Damage to the kidneys can result in a number of disorders. The most common forms of kidney disorders treated at RGH include:

For a complete list of kidney diseases that we treat, please reference our Health Library and Resources.

Learn more about Diabetic Nephropathy on our website.