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  • Kidney Diseases in Childhood for Parents

    The kidneys play a critical role in health. When something goes wrong, it could indicate a kidney disease. What are kidney diseases, and how can they be treated?

  • Kidney Transplant for Teens

    If the kidneys stop working, a person will need either dialysis or a transplant. Get the facts on kidney transplant in this article for teens.

  • When Your Child Needs a Kidney Transplant for Parents

    If your child needs a kidney transplant, you're probably feeling lots of emotions. Fortunately, many kids who undergo kidney transplants go on to live normal, healthy lives.

  • Kidney Disease for Teens

    Sometimes, the kidneys can't do their job properly. In teens, kidney disease is usually due to infections, structural issues, glomerulonephritis, or nephrotic syndrome.

  • Kidney Stones for Parents

    Kidney stones mostly happen to adults, but sometimes kids and teens can get them. Find out what kidney stones are, how to treat them, and ways to help prevent them.

  • Chronic Kidney Diseases for Kids

    Kidneys are about the size of your fist and shaped like beans. What happens when this important pair of organs doesn't work well? Find out in this article for kids.

  • Kidney Stones for Teens

    Kidney stones mostly happen to adults, but sometimes teens can get them. Find out what kidney stones are, how to treat them, and ways to help prevent them.

  • Kidney & Urinary System for Parents

    Learn about conditions that can affect the kidneys or other parts of the urinary system.

  • Your Kidneys for Kids

    You need at least one kidney to live. Find out why in this article for kids.

  • Kidneys and Urinary Tract for Parents

    The bean-shaped kidneys, each about the size of a child's fist, are essential to our health. Their most important role is to filter blood and produce urine.