Kidneys

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Kidneys

  1. 1. Kidneys<br />By Jessica Olsofka<br />
  2. 2. Location of the kidneys<br /> The kidney’s are located near the middle of the back, just below the rib cage with one on each side of the spine.<br />
  3. 3. Function of the kidneys<br /> Removes potentially harmful waste products from the body. <br />The waste and extra water then become urine.<br />Regulates the composition of the blood and some of the bodies fluids.<br />Balances fluids in the body as well as the bodies chemicals. <br />
  4. 4. Urinary System Information<br /> The kidneys are one of four organs located in the Urinary System.<br />The Urinary System includes the kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder and urethra.<br />The main function of this system is to filter waste products out of the blood and removes them from the body.<br />
  5. 5. Why do Kidneys fail?<br /> The two most common causes of Kidney Disease are diabetes and high blood pressure. <br />People with family history are at a greater risk for kidney failure.<br />Most kidney disease attack nephrons, which causes them to lose their filtering capacity. <br />Attacking the nephrons typically happens slowly without showing any sign.<br />Most kidney disease attacks both of the kidneys at once. <br />
  6. 6. Chronic kidney disease (CKD)<br /> Condition in which kidney’s gradually loose function over a period of months or years.<br />It can be caused by a number of different diseases. <br />It is divided into stages depending on the level of function.<br />
  7. 7. Facts about kidneys<br /> The kidneys contain 1,000,000 to 1,300,000 nephrons which is a basic functioning component. <br />Kidneys can control the volume and electrolyte composition of urine.<br />Kidneys also play function in regulating the pH of the body. <br />Kidney functions are critical to sustain life. <br /> If a kidney fails, that persons life can only be maintained by dialysis or by kidney transplant.<br />
  8. 8. Facts about kidneys continued<br /> Kidneys also play an important part in keeping people healthy. <br />Kidneys are bean shaped and are about the size of a fist. <br />

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