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Which type of diet is recommended for one who has chronic renal disease?

Which type of diet is recommended for one who has chronic renal disease?

Diet: There are guidelines for how much fluid, salt, and protein you need to eat. Here is a comprehensive article: http://www.Kidneydoctorbradenton.Org/2013/04/diet-for-patients-with-kidney-disease.Html. ...Read more

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What is the difference between chronic renal failure and end-stage renal disease?

What is the difference between chronic renal failure and end-stage renal disease?

Stages: Chronic kidney disease can be staged based on creatinine clearance in 5 stages. End stage usually designates stage 5 of chronic kidney disease. ...Read more

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Why is the manufacturing of erythropoeitin impaired in a patient with chronic renal disease?

Why is the manufacturing of erythropoeitin impaired in a patient with chronic renal disease?

Eruthropoietin: It is secreted by the kidneys, simply. When kidneys fail, all functions are reduced. Industrial production of erythrop works as good as the natural one. ...Read more

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Ejection fraction below 20% and medical renal disease grade 3 what is d life expectancy?

Ejection fraction below 20% and medical  renal disease grade 3 what is d life expectancy?

Here are some ...: Life expectancy in general or in relation to a disease should be taken as a general reference. So, a patient with the described clinical profile naturally lives less years to come. How long? No one can put a finger at it. Nonetheless, living longer if possible is still the common wish for all, except occasional private hidden agenda. How? Lifestyles + timely medical care give best possible hope. ...Read more

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Ultrasound reports say its grade i medical renal disease for male aged 53 grade 1 increased echo genesity & central sinus echo complex. What do we do?

Ultrasound reports say its grade i medical renal disease for male aged 53 grade 1 increased echo genesity & central sinus echo complex. What do we do?

US and renal disease: You cannot tell the grade of chronic kidney disease from an ultrasound (us) report. Have a 24 hour urine collection for creatinine clearance (cc) to get an actual glomerular filtration rate. Us's are interpreted by radiologists and their interpretations are subjective. A cc give an objective assessment of one's renal function. See a nephrologist to get a better idea of your kidneys' function. ...Read more

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My ultrasound said abnormal resistive index on r kidney suggesting medical renal disease or renal stenosis. My kidney blood levels were all low?

My ultrasound said abnormal resistive index on r kidney suggesting medical renal disease or renal stenosis. My kidney blood levels were all low?

High Resistive Index: I have two questions, why did your doctor order a resistive index on you? Do you have hypertension (BP) that is difficult to control? If you do not have any bp, then you likely do not have a renal artery stenosis (ras). If you do have bp, you may need a renal artery angiogram to see if your BP is caused by a ras. See a nephrologist for more answers. Good luck. ...Read more

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Recently diagnosed with chronic hepatitis c, fibrosis, cirrhosis and renal disease.I need resources for alcohol treatment. Please and thank you?

Recently diagnosed with chronic hepatitis c, fibrosis, cirrhosis and renal disease.I need resources for alcohol treatment. Please and thank you?

Liver Disease: I am very proud of you for asking this question. Your health is at significant risk. It is time to stop drinking and it is easier with help. Without knowing much about your life my gut sense is that you need an inpatient program that also has a medical component to it. You have very good programs in california. The betty ford center is excellent. ...Read more

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What can I eat with renal disease?

What can I eat with renal disease?

Depends: On the level of kidney function. Patients with advanced kidney function stage iv-v have to restrict potassium, phosphorus etc in the diet. Stage i-iii kidney disease have fewer dietary restriction. ...Read more