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Doctor insights on: How Many People Die From Kidney Failure Each Year

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How many people die from emphysema each year?

How many people die from emphysema each year?

US COPD Stats: Here are stats for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) in US: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/copd.htm Emphysema is one form of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease . ...Read more

Kidney (Definition)

The kidneys are paired organs that lie on either side of the vertebral column. Part of their critical functions include the excretion of urine and removal of nitrogenous wastes products from the blood. They regulate acid-base, electrolyte, fluid balance and blood pressure. Through hormonal signals, the kidneys control the ...Read more


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How many people die from cancer each year?

How many people die from cancer each year?

Large numbers: It varies in each country. In the US, about 500,000 deaths per year are attributed to cancer...which is about 35% of all cancers diagnosed, that end up in this category. ...Read more

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How many people in the U.S. die every year from heart disease?

How many people in the U.S. die every year from heart disease?

Heart Disease: Approximately 611,105. See: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/deaths.htm

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How many years can people stay on dialysis before dying of kidney failure?

How many years can people stay on dialysis before dying of kidney failure?

Unpredictable: Although statistics reveal the "average" life span of dialysis patients, each person has unique personal and physiologic characteristics that make predictions unreliable. Associated medical conditions, genetic makeup, comliance to recommended therapy, overall health and habits, and mental attitude can markedly modify the effect and outcome of dialysis treatments. ...Read more

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How many different people die from choking each year?

How many different people die from choking each year?

There were: approximately 2,500 choking deaths in the US in 2009. Children 3 and under are at the greatest risk. ...Read more

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About how many people die from C.F. each year?

About how many people die from C.F. each year?

Below: This is the latest stats I could find: Best Answer: Deaths from Cystic Fibrosis: 485 deaths (NHLBI 1999) Death rate extrapolations for USA for Cystic Fibrosis: 484 per year, 40 per month, 9 per week, 1 per day, 0 per hour, 0 per minute, 0 per second. Note: this extrapolation calculation uses the deaths statistic: 485 deaths (NHLBI 1999) this calculation is using the 1999 stats-- ...Read more

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How many people die from stomach cancer each year?

How many people die from stomach cancer each year?

More than 10000 : In the United States, more than 10, 000 people die from stomach cancer every year; though the number of new cases are decreasing here it is one of the more common cancers worldwide. Death rates continue to be not changed very much. ...Read more

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How many people die each year from anorexia nervosa?

How many people die each year from anorexia nervosa?

Too many: The lifetime mortality rate for those with anorexia nervosa may approach 25%, especially when untreated. It is a very serious and sad condition. Those with an suffer greatly. ...Read more

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How many people die of tuberculosis every year?

How many people die of tuberculosis every year?

Global TB deaths: See: http://www.who.int/gho/tb/epidemic/cases_deaths/en/ "Estimated: 1.1 million (0.98–1.3 million) HIV-negative people died from TB and 0.36 million (0.31–0.41 million) HIV-positive people died from TB." ...Read more

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How many people will die every year from anorexia nervosa?

How many people will die every year from anorexia nervosa?

Anorexia nervosa : Mortality rates are the highest of any mental illness but are difficult to calculate accurately because people with eating disorders die of many things -- heart failure, organ failure, malnutrition, suicide, etc. The national association of anorexia nervosa and associated disorders (www.Anad.Org) reports a study in the amer j of psychiatry that gives a mortality rate for anorexia of 4 percent. ...Read more

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How many people suffer from heart disease in the U.K. every year?

How many people suffer from heart disease in the U.K. every year?

Follow this link: This link will provide you with a large amount of data along these lines. http://patient.info/doctor/epidemiology-of-coronary-heart-disease Cheers! ...Read more

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How many die from diabetes in the U.S. each year?

How many die from diabetes in the U.S. each year?

234,051: Diabetes remains the 7th leading cause of death in the United States in 2010, with 69,071 death certificates listing it as the underlying cause of death, and a total of 234,051 death certificates listing diabetes as an underlying or contributing cause of death. according to the American Diabetes association ...Read more

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How many people die in the U.S. from unintentional injuries every year?

How many people die in the U.S. from unintentional injuries every year?

Death rate: Approximately 130,557. See: http://www.cdc.gov/nchs/fastats/accidental-injury.htm

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How many people die from type 2 diabetes every year?

How many people die from type 2 diabetes every year?

Type 2 Diabetes: Hard to tease out as someone who dies with Type 2 Diabetes may have multiple medical issues. The type 2 diabetes may be a contributing factor without being listed as the primary cause of death. See: http://www.diabetes.org/diabetes-basics/statistics/ ...Read more

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How many people die resulting from alcohol withdrawal per year?

How many people die resulting from alcohol withdrawal per year?

Too many: Dont' be one of them. Get help. Go to an aa meeting. ...Read more

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How many people each year die of anorexia nervosa worldwide?

I think this is USA : The cdc says that for all eating disorders, where the eating disorder is the direct or the underlying cause of death, from 2002 to 2005, there were an average of 150 deaths per year. (i believe in the usa). ...Read more

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How many different people die from choking each year on average around the world?

That would be very: hard to determine since many impoverished countries don't have the same level of reporting as we do in the US. There are approximately 2,500 deaths in the US each year due to choking (2009 stats). ...Read more

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How many deaths are caused by heart failure each year?

How many deaths are caused by heart failure each year?

Heart failure: About 5.1 million people in the United States have heart failure.1 One in 9 deaths in 2009 included heart failure as contributing cause.1 About half of people who develop heart failure die within 5 years of diagnosis.1 ...Read more

Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Kidney Failure (Definition)

A condition in which your kidneys suddenly stop working normally. Since your kidneys remove waste products and help balance water and salt and other minerals (electrolytes) in your blood, when your kidneys stop working, waste products, fluids, and electrolytes build up in your body. This can cause problems ...Read more


Dr. Fred McCurdy
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Esrd (Definition)

End stage renal disease (ESRD) = final stage ...Read more