To hear people describe 7 year-old Mary Moy, you’ll hear words like athletic, strong, fast, sassy, a personality that lights up a room. But outside of the Maplewood Elementary School second grader’s family and closest friends, you wouldn’t know she has Stage 3 chronic kidney disease with approximately just 50% kidney function. Almost from birth, […]
Belly aches and bright red blood in the urine are signs that your child may have kidney stones. In this Children’s Channel video, Kirsten Kusumi, MD, a pediatric nephrologist at Akron Children’s Hospital, discusses the diagnosis and treatment of this treatable, but painful condition.