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Patient Resources

Update: New Treatments for Kidney Disease in People with Adult Onset Diabetes

SGLT2 Inhibitors are a readily available group of medicines that were initially developed for diabetes. They have recently been shown to be capable of cutting the loss of kidney function in half. Learn more…

Additional Resources

Durham Nephrology is committed to the idea that a knowledgeable patient is his own best advocate. We urge you to ask for material to read and to ask questions when you see us. Use the links below to help begin your education.

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American Association of Kidney Patients
American Diabetes Association
Nephron Information Center News Center
National Kidney Foundation
National Kidney Disease Education Program

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05.28.2021 How to Manage Pain Associated with Kidney Disease

Both chronic and acute pain is a common side effect of chronic kidney disease (CKD). While pain affects 100 million people in the United States alone, it disproportionately affects those with CKD. A staggering 60% of hemodialysis patients report having moderate or severe chronic pain. While dialysis is a necessary treatment for those with dysfunctioning […]

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