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- Are all patients treated at the same hemodialysis machine?
- Are there any medications that I should avoid taking if I am diagnosed with CKD?
- Can diet modifications help improve kidney functions?
- How is the control of diabetes and blood pressure linked to kidney functions?
- How should I prepare for hemodialysis?
- Is it risky to have home hemodialysis?
- Should I follow a special diet during hemodialysis?
- What are the common kidney diseases and what is their cause?
- What are the options available for treatment of kidney failure?
- What can be done to protect my kidneys?
- What can I expect from hemodialysis?
- What is meant by the terms hematuria and proteinuria?
- Where can I access hemodialysis?
- Which laboratory tests are performed to assess and monitor functions of kidneys?
- Why are kidneys so important and what do they actually do?