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Chronic kidney disease happens when your child's kidneys are no longer functioning properly. Healthy kidneys clean the blood by removing excess fluid, minerals and waste from the blood. The kidneys also make hormones that keep the bones strong and the blood healthy.
Conditions that can cause chronic kidney disease include:
If your child's kidneys fail, many areas of his or her body may be affected:
The symptoms of chronic kidney disease include:
Your child’s nephrologist will use one or more of the following tests to diagnose chronic kidney disease:
The course of treatment that your child’s nephrologist recommends will depend on the following factors:
Potential treatments for chronic kidney disease include:
Visit the trusted websites below to learn more about chronic kidney disease.
Riley at IU Health offers a broad range of supportive services to make life better for families who choose us for their children's care.
Learn more about the challenges associated with chronic kidney disease in children.
Visit this National Institutes of Health website to learn more about the treatment methods for kidney failure in children.
The pediatric nephrologists at Riley at IU Health participate in the national ongoing CKids study, which is funded by the National Institutes of Health (NIH). The focus of this study is to learn more about the factors that contribute to chronic kidney disease in children and the effects of chronic kidney disease in pediatric patients.
In addition to our primary hospital location at the Academic Health Center in Indianapolis, IN, we have convenient locations to better serve our communities throughout the state.
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Beth Johnston and Suzie Hedrick spend their days caring for dialysis patients at IU Health Riley Hospital for Children. And once a year they join the youngsters at Kidney Camp.Continue reading