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Can HGH help people with kidney disease and diabetes?

Can HGH help people with kidney disease and diabetes?

Kidney and growth: While growth hormone will not improve kidney disease and is a diabetogenic medication, we use it in children who have poor growth due to renal failure. It helps to promote longitudinal growth in such patients who would otherwise be small. The use of hgh in children with growth failure secondary to kidney failure is fda approved. ...Read more

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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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I have been having stomach pain, upper left quadrant pain, low back pain intermittently for last month. I also get nauseous when laying on my stomach. My gallbladder was removed years ago. I do have hypertension, first stage kidney disease and diabetes. I

I have been having stomach pain, upper left quadrant pain, low back pain intermittently for last month. I also get nauseous when laying on my stomach. My gallbladder was removed years ago. I do have hypertension, first stage kidney disease and diabetes. I

Lots of Info: U say Stomach, I assume U mean abdominal. Gall bladder removal does not prevent gallbladder disease, still can have gravel & Pancreatitis (Bloating?). Left Quad pain? constipation. Diabetes predisposes to Neuro-pathy which can affect everything. Incl. GI tract & Muscles. U Need fiber & osmotic bowel supplement at times. U need examination by Internist & blood test to get prop specialist triage ...Read more

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What are some early warning signs of diabetes-related kidney disease?

What are some early warning signs of diabetes-related kidney disease?

Microalbumin: The first sign is the appearance of microalbumin in your urine. This is easily detected in a urine test and will tell your doctor to put you on a medication that will lower your blood pressure and "protect" your kidneys to reverse or prevent worsening of the kidney disease. ...Read more

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Will kidney disease from diabetes cause problems if pregnant?

Will kidney disease from diabetes cause problems if pregnant?

Yes: See your endocrinologist immediatly if you have diabetic kidney disease and think you are pregnant! ...Read more

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Where can I find information about kidney disease & the relationship between having diabetes?

Where can I find information about kidney disease & the relationship between having diabetes?

Suggestions: Diabetes is the most common reason for development of kidney disease and for why people need dialysis. I would suggest these links:

http://nkdep. Nih. Gov/learn/kidney-disease-basics. Shtml

http://www. Kidneydoctorbradenton. Org/. ...Read more

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Could you describe how the chronic kidney disease secondary to diabetes mellitus works?

Could you describe how the chronic kidney disease secondary to diabetes mellitus works?

Process: It progressively worsens the kidneys. Starts out by ruining different filters, first more urine, then start peeing proteins called albumins. This stage is called 'microalbuminuria'. As diabetic nephropathy progresses, increasing numbers of glomeruli are destroyed.
All this happens throughout the years. ...Read more

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11/10 GFR tested 43, 12/5 GFR 39. No symptoms, no hbp 111/68, diabetes or heart disease. Doc 86'd nabumatone, testblood 1 wk. Do I have kidney disease?

11/10 GFR tested 43, 12/5 GFR 39. No symptoms, no hbp 111/68, diabetes or heart disease. Doc 86'd nabumatone, testblood 1 wk. Do I have kidney disease?

Maybe: Estimating glomerular filtration rate from a spot serum creatinine is subscientific and I'm not the only physician who wishes it wasn't routinely reported. If you're a big person, especially a bodybuilder, you may be fine. But this is worth following up with at least repeat labs, urinalysis and perhaps a test of urine concentrating ability before you're a 'kidney patient.' hoping for the best. ...Read more

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What is the best nursing care plan for chronic kidney disease secondary to diabetes mellitus?

What is the best nursing care plan for chronic kidney disease secondary to diabetes mellitus?

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 the need for dialysis depending on the severity of illness. ...Read more

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Could a doc please explain me how the chronic kidney disease secondary to diabetes mellitus works?

Could a doc please explain me how the chronic kidney disease secondary to diabetes mellitus works?

Trauma: THe simplest way is to consider the delicate kidney and its filtering system. Now think of a sugar granule all sharp and jagged. At 200 your sugar will pass into the urine the higher your glucose goes the more sugar you pass and the more these sugar granules traumatize the delicate kidney. That's is the easiest way to answer this in 400 letters ...Read more

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Information on stage 5 chronic kidney disease for female aged 62 yrs and dcmp of 38%, type 2 diabetes and hypertension?

Information on stage 5 chronic kidney disease for female aged 62 yrs and dcmp of 38%, type 2 diabetes and hypertension?

Ask existing doctor.: For her best benefit, all the concerns in this question should be directed to the existing doctors because s/he would know more specifics & relevance about her health than anyone online, who at best just give some sporadic info which potentially leads to more unwanted confusion, anxiety, fear. So, ask existing doctors timely. To help understand life reality, peruse articles in www. Formefirst. Html ...Read more

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Is stem cell being done to treat diabetes 2 and kidney disease. How effective it is. Shud one consider it as a treatment. Help.

Is stem cell being done to treat diabetes 2 and kidney disease. How effective it is. Shud one consider it as a treatment. Help.

Not ready yet: Stem cell treatment is not ready yet for treating diabetes or kidney disease. You would be better off seeing an endocrinologist and following her/his advice about diet, exercise, weight loss and medications. ...Read more

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Can leafy greens cause protein in urine? Can BV or yeast cause protein in urine? My issue is not diabetes or kidney disease.

Can leafy greens cause protein in urine? Can BV or yeast cause protein in urine? My issue is not diabetes or kidney disease.

No: Neither leafy greens no bacterial vaginosis per se cause protein in urine. How much protein is there? A trace may be within normal limits. ...Read more

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My symptoms match kidney disease, creatine. 98 and.94; GFR 63and76 dif. Labs a day apart. No hbp, diabetes. If stage 2 too early for symptoms? Normal ct

My symptoms match kidney disease, creatine. 98 and.94; GFR 63and76 dif. Labs a day apart. No hbp, diabetes. If stage 2 too early for symptoms? Normal ct

Stage 2 CKD: Sound like you have stage 2 chronik kidney disease. Lots of possible reasons besides diabetes. Family history and meds you've taken in the past may play a role. Your doctor will sort this out for you and you should be just fine. ...Read more

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mom is 87. she has afib, had chf, and now out of the blue gfr 26.6 bun 26 creat 1.7 bp normal no diabetes. Stage 4 chronic kidney disease. Surprise!

mom is 87. she has afib, had chf, and now out of the blue gfr 26.6 bun 26 creat 1.7 bp normal no diabetes. Stage 4 chronic kidney disease. Surprise!

Complicated: This is very difficult to answer because it's a complicated situation. Rather than answer, I would defer to whatever doctor knows her care the best. A sudden increase creatinine might be due to a reversible cause however Stage 4 CKD means chronic and irreversible. ...Read more

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18 yrs, girl no diabetes, or high bp, no family history of ckd. Symptoms of kidney disease like nausea, too much peeing. Is it likely that I have ckd?

18 yrs, girl no diabetes, or high bp, no family history of ckd. Symptoms of kidney disease like nausea, too much peeing. Is it likely that I have ckd?

CKD not likely: Hi. No, CKD very unlikely, but so easy to test for. Up at night peeing? Nausea? I'd bet more on a high blood sugar! See your doctor sooner than later. Most type 1 diabetes DOESN'T have a family history (although there are striking exceptions to that generalization). Good luck! ...Read more

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Human Growth Hormone (Definition)

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Polycystic kidney disease is a kidney disorder passed down through families in which multiple cysts form on the kidneys, causing ...Read more