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Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) means your kidneys are damaged and can’t filter blood the way they should. The disease is called “chronic” because the damage to your kidneys happens slowly over a long period of time. This damage can cause wastes to build up in your body. CKD can also cause other health problems. The kidneys’ main job is to filter extra water and wastes out of your blood to make urine. To keep your body working properly, the kidneys balance the salts and minerals—such as calcium, phosphorus, sodium, and potassium—that circulate in the blood. Your kidneys also make hormones that help control blood pressure, make red blood cells, and keep your bones strong. Kidney disease often can get worse over time and may lead to kidney failure. Diabetes is the leading cause of CKD. High blood glucose, also called blood sugar, from diabetes can damage the blood vessels in your kidneys. Almost 1 in 3 people with diabetes has CKD.1

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Sun Research Institute

Address: 427 9th St, San Antonio, TX 78215

Phone #: (210)-227-1289

Symptoms : 

  • Chest pain

  • Dry itchy skin

  • Feeling tired

  • Headaches

  • Increased or decreased urination

  • Loss of appetite

  • Muscle cramps

  • Nausea

  • Shortness of breath

  • Trouble concentrating

  • Vomiting

  • Weight loss

For more information please call us at :

(210)- 227-1289

Receive up to $1000 of compensation 

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