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  • Kidney Care

Kidney Care

Nephrology is the medical subspecialty that deals with the kidneys, especially their functions and diseases. A nephrologist is a medical doctor who specializes in diseases of the kidney.

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  • 24-Hour Urine Collection

    A 24-hour urine collection is a simple lab test that measures what’s in your urine. The test is used to check kidney function. A 24-hour urine collection is done by collecting your urine in a special container(s) over a full 24-hour period. The container(s) must be kept cool until the urine is returned to the lab.

  • 24-Hour Urine Collection Podcast

    Detailed information on 24 hour urine collection, including the reasons and preparation for the procedure, how the procedure is performed, after care, and anatomical illustrations of the kidney and urinary system.

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