Chronic kidney disease
Chronic kidney disease is kidney disease that continues without improving. Find out more about chronic kidney disease.
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Haemolytic uraemic syndrome (HUS)
Haemolytic uraemic syndrome is a rare, life-threatening illness where your kidneys stop working properly, most common in children under 5 years.
The kidneys’ main functions are to filter or 'clean' your blood of waste products and help control your blood pressure. Find out more about how they work.
When kidneys no longer function properly, dialysis or kidney transplant is necessary for survival. Find out more about the causes, symptoms and treatment of kidney failure.
Kidney function tests
There are many reasons why your kidneys may not work effectively. Learn how kidney function tests can help your doctor check up on your kidneys.
Nephrotic syndrome isn't a specific disease, but a set of problems from damaged kidneys. Learn more about the condition, including symptoms and treatment.
Potassium is a mineral and electrolyte, found in foods such as bananas, that helps nerves and muscles function. Both high and low potassium levels can be dangerous.