DaVita.com Kidney Education http://www.davita.com DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease, or ESRD. Most Common Questions Kidney Patients Ask Doctors http://www.davita.com/kidney-disease-overview/symptoms and diagnosis/most-common-questions-kidney-patients-ask-doctors/a/4729

Dr. Kristensen is an accomplished DaVita nephrologist. She has written a special guest article for DaVita.com. Dr. Kristensen answers some of the more common questions she is asked when meeting with a kidney patient for the first time.