Dialysis for Teens
Dialysis is a medical treatment that can take over the job of filtering the blood until a person's failing kidneys heal or are replaced with a kidney transplant. Find out more in this article for teens.
Peritoneal Dialysis for Teens
This medical treatment helps people with kidney failure. It can be done at home, often overnight, to take over the kidneys' job of filtering blood. Find out more in this article for teens.
Hemodialysis for Teens
Hemodialysis is the type of kidney dialysis that doctors use most to take over the kidneys' job of filtering the blood. Find out more in this article for teens.
Kidneys & Urinary System for Teens
This section has information on conditions that affect the kidneys and urinary tract.
When Your Child Has a Chronic Kidney Disease for Parents
Parents of kids who have a chronic kidney disease often worry about what might happen next, how their child feels, and what treatments are likely to be involved. Find answers here.
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.
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.
Glomerulonephritis for Parents
Glomerulonephritis happens when tiny filtering units in the kidneys stop working properly. Most cases get better on their own or with treatment.
Glomerulonephritis for Teens
With glomerulonephritis, tiny filtering units in the kidneys stop working properly, causing problems like too much fluid in the body and swelling. Most of the time it can be treated. Find out more.
Diabetes Basics for Teens for Teens
Diabetes can seem complicated at first. This section has the information you need to understand the condition.