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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...

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...

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...

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...

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?

Dm and ckd. Strict control of diabetes and BP along with control of protein in urine. Also control of secondary preventions like lipid control, low dose aspirin, smoking cessation. Read more...
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...

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...

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

Tight control . Keeping blood glucose level close to normal range ( hemoglobin A1c 6.0) does delay the development of diabetic nephropathy and retinopathy as well. Read more...
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...