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A disease characterized by an abnormal build up of proteins (called amyloids) in various organs in the body.
Diabetic kidney disorder
Kidney disease that results from diabetes is the number one cause of kidney failure; almost a third of people with diabetes develop diabetic nephropathy because of other long-standing medical conditions that contribute to kidney disease.
A disorder resulting in an imbalance of minerals in the body, potentially leading to damage to vital body systems, such as the muscles and brain.
A type of kidney disease that involves the glomeruli, very small, important structures in the kidneys that supply blood flow to the small units in the kidneys that filter urine.
Also referred to as high blood pressure, a condition in which the arteries have persistently elevated blood pressure which can lead to damaged organs, as well as several illnesses, such as renal failure (kidney failure), aneurysm, heart failure, stroke, or heart attack.
Kidneys function as the body's filters, getting rid of waste and hanging on to essential nutrients. Dr. Neiha Arora discusses kidney disease risk factors.
Clinical trials are research studies that evaluate a new medical approach, device, drug, or other treatment. As a Stanford Health Care patient, you may have access to the latest, advanced clinical trials.
Open trials refer to studies currently accepting participants. Closed trials are not currently enrolling, but may open in the future.
Stanford Health Care provides comprehensive services to refer and track patients, as well as the latest information and news for physicians and office staff. For help with all referral needs and questions, visit Referring Physicians.