August 17, 2022
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Wife perfect match for husband's kidney transplant

King 5 News


Seattle - There's one husband and wife giving thanks like no other this holiday.  They were given a rare second chance thanks to a perfect match.  Bob Oliver makes 3 trips a week to....more 

Some days are good, some not so good for this Woodinville women
The Woodinville Weekly written by Deborah Stone
Glenda Roberts has good days and not so good days,  The Woodinville woman has chronic kidney disease (CKD) and up unit last January, ....More

Living with Kidney Disease
Northwest Kidney Centers profiles Glenda V. Roberts
When she was just 21 and fresh out of college, Glenda Roberts     took what she thought would be a routine physical exam to secure a new job. But the outcome of that physical more than four decades ago was anything but routine
Eat Well to Live Well
OUI Works, in conjunction with NW Kidney Centers, invites you to our first Annual Benefit Luncheon
The wearable kidney machine is here
An upcoming study in the clinical journal of the american society of nephrology is reporting the development of an artifical kidney which is wearable, you may remember that this came up a short while ago when we looked at the possible methods by which one could construct an artificial kidney.
An In 1963, a young Robin Eady arrived in Seattle for a revolutionary medical treatment.  He was so weak from failing kidneys - he was expected to die - that he was rushed to Seattle's kidney center....more
SOURCE: American Society of Nephrology, news release, March 25, 2010
THURSDAY, March 25 (HealthDay News) -- Among Americans with prediabetes and undiagnosed diabetes, millions may have chronic kidney disease and not know it, new research has found...more 
Researchers Find Gene for Kidney Failure in People of African Heritage
A group of Israeli researchers have identified a gene that increases the risk of kidney failure in people of African, and particularly sub–Saharan, descent. Upon further testing, this gene identification may revolutionize the prevention, detection, and treatment of chronic kidney disease in people at increased risk. more....