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nursing diagnosis for chronic kidney disease

A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
45 years experience Hospital-based practice
Diabetes: Chronic kidney disease is a long term complication of dm. I am afraid there is no nursing care involved, but appropriate medications, can postpone th ... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Proteinuria: Of course the amount of protein in your urine,as determined by analysis of protein amount in an accurate 24 hour urine collection, is very important. ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Many issues: Diabetes and high blood pressure are the commonest causes. Others are chronic kidney infections, kidney stones, obstruction to the flow of urine, and ... Read More
A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
W. nephrologist help: Cause of chronic kidney disease should be determined & treated or stop medications, like Aspirin etc. which might be responsible. Reduce protein i ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. George Klauber
Specializes in Pediatric Urology
Consult nephrologist: S/he will be able to provide optimal care.
A 71-year-old male asked:
Dr. Patrick Kohlitz
10 years experience Internal Medicine
No: The alterations in kidney function are largely permanent. Millions of americans live with chronic kidney disease, many are not even aware they have i ... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Stephen Daquino
20 years experience Sports Medicine
Slow Onset: Chronic kidney disease comes on slowly over a long time. Your body is able to adjust and "get used to" the change. In acute disease, the onset is very ... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarek Naguib
39 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Too complex: In short, it increases salt and water retention and potassium and magnesium and phosphorus retention depending on degree of ckd. Also increases PTH an ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Clarence Grim
56 years experience Endocrinology
Dialysis: The only way to treat and prevent folks from dying once disease has progressed too far. Done millions of times a day in US.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. James Cain
35 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Not at all: cincalcet is specifically for the treatment of hyperparathyroidism, not kidney failure. But... hyperparathyroidism is the result of kidney failure, so ... Read More

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