Your kidneys filter waste from your body, help regulate blood pressure and balance nutrients. When one or more of your kidneys are not working correctly, our experts can help.
Nephrologists are doctors who study, diagnose and treat kidney problems.
Chronic kidney disease or acute renal failure can be caused by:
Nephrology (kidney care)
Preventing diabetes problems: Kidney problems
Coronary artery disease and heart attacks
Clinics: Nephrology (kidney care) services
Abbott Northwestern Hospital: Nephrologists
New Ulm Medical Center: Renal dialysis
First published: 03/14/2007
Last updated: 04/05/2010
Reviewed by: Steven Bergeson, MD, medical director of quality, Allina Health; J Richard Sheely, MD, medical director, Allina Health clinics