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Urinary Diseases and Disorders

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Urinary Diseases and Disorders

Life Science

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You will get to take a look at your kidneys and what they do. Explore the inner structure of your kidneys through an interactive 3-D model, and learn about medical problems that can affect your kidneys.

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Now You Know

After completing this tutorial, you will be able to complete the following:

  • Derive the formula of the perimeter of a triangle.
  • Calculate the perimeter of a triangle.
  • Derive the formula for area of a triangle.
  • Calculate the area of a triangle by using base length and height.

Everything You'll Have Covered

What are some common urinary diseases and disorders we are at risk of developing?

~ Some common urinary diseases and disorders we are at risk of developing include nephritis, kidney stones, urinary tract infections, and kidney failure.

How can we support the health of our kidneys through our diet?

~ Drinking plenty of water and avoiding too much salt can help our kidneys function properly.

How can urinary tract and kidney infections best be prevented?

~ Urinary tract and kidney infections can best be prevented simply by keeping our bodies warm on cold days.

How can your oral health affect the health of your kidneys?

~ Oral health can directly affect the health of the kidneys. Oral problems such as tooth decay and throat infections can lead to kidney disease.

Tutorial Details

Approximate Time 1 Minutes
Pre-requisite Concepts Students should be able to define the following terms: Dialysis, excretory system, kidney, kidney stone, nephritis, urine, and urinary diseases.
Course Life Science
Type of Tutorial Animation
Key Vocabulary Dialysis, excretory system, kidney, kidney stone, nephritis, urine, urinary diseases