kidney disease

  • Supporting children on dialysis

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    Posted on 29 August 2017

    6-year-old Mpho* is on dialysis four times a week at the Morningside Children`s Kidney Treatment Centre at Mediclinic Morningside while he waits for a combined kidney and liver transplant. We find out more about Mpho, The Kidney Beanz Trust and how dialysis saves lives.

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  • A loving sister, a kidney transplant and a second chance


    Posted on 27 June 2017

    Jennifer Swanepoel, a mom to two young adults, had a packed work and social schedule when she was diagnosed with a chronic kidney disease in July 2015 and soon required a kidney transplant. Her sister was her only hope.

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  • ‘We thought the back pain was only flu’

    Patient Stories

    Posted on 13 March 2017

    When 15-year-old Grey College learner Declan O’Connor experienced terrible back pain, he had no idea he was suffering from a serious kidney infection. His mother Lesley, who was four hours away, rushed to his side at Mediclinic Bloemfontein. They share their story.

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  • Take care of your kidneys

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 10 March 2016

    Integral to the healthy functioning of the human body, the kidneys’ job is to make urine by removing toxins and excess water from your blood, thereby maintaining your body’s chemical

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  • Filter out

    Healthy Life

    Posted on 24 December 2015

    Your kidneys have a huge job to do – every day they filter about 190 litres of blood. Here’s how to keep them healthy, what the signs of kidney disease are and more about what they do.

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  • Understanding kidney disease


    Posted on 5 February 2015

    Dr Derek Miller, a physician and kidney specialist at Mediclinic Constantiaberg, answers your FAQs about the causes of kidney disease.

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