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National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse: Kidney biopsy

Kidney biopsy – Pamphlet * Preparation * Test Procedures * After the Test * Getting the Results * For More Information A biopsy is a diagnostic test that involves collecting small pieces of tissue, usually through a needle, for examination under a microscope. A kidney biopsy can help find a diagnosis and determine the best […]

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National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse: Kidney disease of diabetes

Kidney disease of diabetes – Pamphlet Each year in the United States, nearly 80,000 people are diagnosed with kidney failure, a serious condition in which the kidneys fail to rid the body of wastes. Kidney failure is the final stage of a slow deterioration of the kidneys, a process known as nephropathy. Diabetes is the […]