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Simple Kidney Vocabulary List

Ladder: this is he sac or bag that holds in the urine produced by the kidney.

Blood pressure: this is the force of the blood moving against the blood vessels’ inner walls.

High blood pressure implies the force of the blood push is high

Chronic: health complications that have deteriorated to the point that they have long-term consequences or effects.

Chronic disease: a health condition or disease that has persisted for several years and possibly gets worse with time.

Diabetes: this is a health condition that describes a situation where the body cannot produce its own insulin or cannot use it properly. Insulin is a hormone that regulates the sugar levels in the body.

Dialysis: this is a medical procedure that filters waste products and extra water from the blood it is a kind of kidney disease treatment.

GFR (glomerular filtration rate): this is a test of the kidney health. …