There are three main types: red, white and platelets. There are four main blood groups: A, B, AB and O. Diet and drugs can reduce levels of cholesterol. Measuring the creatinine level in the blood gives an indication of how well, or poorly, the kidneys are working. The dialyser removes waste products and excess water from the blood.
It is produced by healthy kidneys, but can be administered as an injection when the kidneys fail. See also: What about fluid intake? There are many different types and they are diagnosed after a kidney biopsy – treatment with anti-inflammatory drugs such as steroids may be used to reduce the kidney damage. It is the main substance of peritoneal dialysis fluid. A malnourished person would weigh less than their ideal body weight.