Kidney failure or End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) is defined as a state when the kidneys do not function properly or sufficiently, resulting in the accumulation of waste products and toxic materials.
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) means that your kidneys have been irreversibly damaged and the extent of the damage will only increase over time. There are five stages of CKD. CKD stage 5 refers to End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), also known as kidney failure.
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