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Can kidney disease and failure be prevented in any way?

Can kidney disease and failure be prevented in any way?

Control Diseases: Kidney disease is caused primarily from diabetes and high blood pressure. If you control these disease, it is unlikely you will develop renal problems. ...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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What is the best way to prevent kidney diseases?

What is the best way to prevent kidney diseases?

To know the risks.: Diabetes and high blood pressure are the biggest risk factors to know about causing kidney damage. Prevention is the key. Make sure to have a medical check up. ...Read more

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How can I prevent kidney disease?

How can I prevent kidney disease?

Healthy lifestyle: The most common causes of kidney disease is hypertension and high blood glucose. Thus making sure your blood pressure is controlled and that you watch your weight so you decrease your likelihood of becomming a diabetic will help. Also stopping smoking if you do smoke will help. Some forms of kidney disease are unavoidable though. ...Read more

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What are some ways to prevent kidney disease?

What are some ways to prevent kidney disease?

BP and DM control: Hypertension and diabetic control to goal is the key. ...Read more

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What can be done to?Increase awareness for kidney disease prevention?

What can be done to?Increase awareness for kidney disease prevention?

See below: There are many causes of kidney disease, but diabetes, high blood pressure, and obesity which also may lead to diabetes, are the most common causes. Exercise and eating healthy food and maintaining ideal body weight would help prevent developing kidney disease. ...Read more

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Can you please list the common causes of kidney diseases. What are good forms of prevention and cures?

Can you please list the common causes of kidney diseases. What are good forms of prevention and cures?

CKD: This would need a long answer. I have a more thorough article targeted at patients here: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/what-is-chronic-kidney-disease-or-ckd.Html http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/03/who-needs-to-be-tested-for-kidney.Html. ...Read more

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Ra leads to a chronic kidney disease, how to prevent that since even medication affects negatively the kidneys?

Ra leads to a chronic kidney disease, how to prevent that since even medication affects negatively the kidneys?

Several ways: Kidney disease in rheumatoid arthritis can be caused by some medications, amyloid deposits and vascular changes. Take care not to take higher than the recommended dose of non-steroidal inflammatory drugs such as Ibuprofen and naproxen, and never take two kinds of nsaids together. Disease modifying and disease altering drugs can prevent complications as well as control of blood pressure, diabetes. ...Read more

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I had a test result of trace of kidney disease I am a dibetic. What measures shall i take to prevent kidney disease. Is it reversible?

Glucose and BP: Presumably you have microalbumuria (elevated urine protein). Diabetic kidney disease can be mostly stopped by controlling glucose (a1c as close to normal as possible), controlling bp, an ace-i or arb (even if BP normal), controlling lipids, weight loss if you are overweight may also help, but the big things are a1c and bp. If you are a type 1 diabetic, consider a pump or intensive insulin. ...Read more

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What can diabetics do to prevent or delay chronic kidney disease (ckd)?

What can diabetics do to prevent or delay chronic kidney disease (ckd)?

Control diabetes: Uncontrolled diabetes is the number one reason why a person develops ckd. So inorder to delay or prevent ckd, you must control your blood sugar. You should aim for the lowest hemoglobin A1c you can obtain and this lower you risk of developing ckd. ...Read more

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Kidney Diseases (Definition)

Kidney diseases include hereditary problems such as polycystic kidney disease, structural abnormalities, infections, cancer, and damage to kidneys due to other medical conditions ...Read more


Previous Kidney Disease (Definition)

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