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a man of my kidney

Someone whose temperament is similar to my own. Adam and I like the same things and get along really well—he is a man of my own kidney.
See also: kidney, man, of

kidney-buster

1. n. a rough ride; a rough road. This road is a kidney-buster. I wish they’d fix it.
2. n. an uncomfortable or poorly built seat in a vehicle. This kidney-buster is going to ruin my back.
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ESRD patients undergo either dialysis, which substitutes for some of the filtering functions of the kidneys, or transplantation to receive a healthy donor kidney.
Our 29,000 teammates are dedicated to helping patients with chronic kidney disease in their centers and in raising funds for CKD awareness and education programs," explained Kent Thiry, DaVita Chief Executive Officer.
This new finding could hasten progress to model human disease, find new therapeutic agents, identify patient-specific susceptibility to toxicity of drugs and may one day result in replacement of human kidney tissue in patients with kidney disease from cells derived from that same patient," said author Joseph V.
The long-awaited Kidney transplant procedures had reportedly been delayed in the country mainly due to the absence of a law that prohibits kidney selling and buying.
EverybodyPees is the first in a series of unique campaigns NKF is utilizing to promote kidney health to Americans.
He informed that World Kidney Day began in 2006 and the global campaign highlights a particular theme every year, which for 2015 is "Kidney Health for All.
At regular office visits, HIV providers collect information on these people--including antiretroviral use, CD4 count, and conditions like end-stage kidney disease.
The researchers then transplanted the freshly minted kidney into a live rat that had had a kidney removed.
Stephen Keoghane, a consultant urological surgeon with an interest in kidney stones at Spire Portsmouth Hospital, warns that the rise in obesity coupled with the increase in diabetes could lead to an explosion in kidney-related problems over the next decade.
Others who live with this illness can lead successful lives even with chronic kidney disease.
population, NIDDK has sponsored a number of large, multicenter studies of specific kidney disorders.
I think we are all very lucky to be living in a country that at least has treatments available, as well as continued research, for those with kidney disease.
If the urine gets stuck in the ureters or backs up, a kidney infection can result.
End stage renal disease occurs when kidney function declines to 10 percent.