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Kidneys and Urinary System

  • Diabetes In Older People—A Disease You Can Manage
    Learn about diabetes diagnosis and how to tell if you have diabetes, steps to take if you have pre-diabetes, and tips to control blood glucose levels.
  • Kidney Disease: A Silent Problem
    Learn about kidney disease, protein (albumin) in urine, and the GFR test. For end stage renal disease, get facts on dialysis and renal transplants.
  • Urinary Incontinence
    Urinary incontinence—accidentally leaking urine—can be a problem for older women and men. Read about the causes, diagnosis, and types of urinary incontinence. Learn about treatment options and what can be done to manage bladder control problems such as overflow incontinence.