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3 edition of Patients Guide to Understanding Kidney Disease found in the catalog.

Patients Guide to Understanding Kidney Disease

Karen Spencer

Patients Guide to Understanding Kidney Disease

by Karen Spencer

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Robert D Anderson Pub Co .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Health/Fitness

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11543163M
    ISBN 100942028260
    ISBN 109780942028263
    OCLC/WorldCa17799896

    Chronic kidney disease (CKD) affects an estimated 1% to 3% of all cats and % to % of all dogs. 1 Nephron damage associated with CKD is usually irreversible and can be progressive (Figure 1).CKD is a major cause of morbidity and mortality, especially in older dogs and cats. Stopping Kidney Disease is the most comprehensive guide to understanding how your kidneys work and how to make your remaining kidney function last as long as possible. The book includes over pages with hundreds of medical studies to document each part of the diet and treatment plan. The website is :

    Get this from a library! The doctor's kidney diets: a nutritional guide to managing and slowing the progression of chronic kidney disease. [Mandip S Kang] -- This book is divided into two parts. Part One provides a clear overview of kidney function, kidney disease, and the role that nutrition plays in the treatment of kidney problems. The doctor then. This guide is an introduction for new dialysis patients as well as their families and carers. We want to help you come to terms with dialysis and this guide will provide answers to many of the questions you may have and encourage you along the way. It will also serve as a useful reference book for patients who are already being treated at a.

    CMS Publications for ESRD patients Social Security Administration: Red Book Medicare Coverage of Kidney Dialysis and Kidney Transplant Services - If you have permanent kidney failure this booklet tells you about Medicare and transplant. Kidney School™ is an interactive, web-based learning program designed to help people learn what they need to know to understand kidney disease and its treatment, adjust to kidney disease, make good medical choices, and live as fully as possible. Kidney School is a program of Life Options and was developed by Medical Education Institute, Inc.


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Patients Guide to Understanding Kidney Disease by Karen Spencer Download PDF EPUB FB2

Stages of Kidney Disease. There are five stages of kidney disease. They are shown in. the table below. Your healthcare provider determines your stage of kidney disease based on the presence of kidney damage and your glomerular filtration rate (GFR), which is a measure of your kidney function.

Your treatment is based on your stage of kidney disease. "[A] concise, comprehensive, and well-written book about the power of diet in treating all stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) [author] Kang, using simple, jargon-free language, details the role played by healthy kidneys and what happens when kidney function diminishes (and why); explains which foods, fluids, and supplements discourage the progression of the disease (and /5().

Sincethe management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) has become part of routine primary care practice. This book offers primary care practitioners a clinically based, practical understanding of how to diagnose and manage kidney disease (and what this means for the patient).

It also fills the gap between the recent plethora of guidelines, protocols and. Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is rapidly becoming a global healthcare problem, with an estimated 10% of the general population affected. As a result, it is becoming increasingly important that primary care physicians and general physicians as well as aspiring nephrologists, have a firm understanding of CKD as well as access to the key information.

Stopping Kidney Disease is the most comprehensive guide to understanding how your kidneys work and how to make your remaining kidney function last as long as possible.

The book includes over pages with hundreds of medical studies to /5(). Stopping Kidney Disease. Stopping Kidney Disease is the most comprehensive guide to understanding how your kidneys work and how to make your remaining kidney function last as long as possible. The book includes over pages with hundreds of medical studies to document each part of the diet and treatment plan.

Kidney Failure to Kidney Transplantation: A Patient's Guide. Part of the Stopping Kidney Disease book series. Transplant Nephrologist Dr. Sandesh Parajuli and Dr. Fahad Aziz from the University of Wisconsin Medical Center felt a book was needed to better educate transplant patients based on the first book in the series “Stopping Kidney Disease.”.

The book has received the favorably reviewed seal from the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE). Kidney Beginnings: A Patient’s Guide To Living With Reduced Kidney Function is part of the Kidney Beginnings chronic kidney disease educational series offered by AAKP. Also included in this series are Kidney Beginnings: The Magazine.

This book provides the essential understanding needed for the assessment of patients with kidney disease. The chapters follow the sequence taken during a clinic consultation and when clerking a patient. At each stage, the principles and concepts underlying aspects of renal medicine that may seem difficult are clearly explained.

Understanding Kidney Diseases includes numerous case. Understanding kidney function is basic to understanding the management of kidney disease. Once you’ve learned about the work performed by the kidneys, you’ll be ready to learn what happens when the kidneys are less able to do their job.

Chapter 2 focuses on the nature, causes, and stages of chronic kidney : Square One Publishers. Chronic Renal Disease comprehensively investigates the physiology, pathophysiology, treatment, and management of chronic kidney disease (CKD).

This translational reference takes an in-depth look at CKD while excluding coverage of dialysis or transplantation, which are both well detailed in other textbooks and references.

ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: 1 online resource: Contents: Introduction --The purpose of the book --understanding the natural history of kidney disease --how displaying a GFR history is a fundamental part of the clinical assessment of kidney diseases --how the eGFR graph is used to inform patients and.

The Little Book About Kidneys was inspired by Mummy’s Lump, a book written for children of women with breast cancer. “Living with kidney disease and kidney failure can be stressful and worrying, and some patients find it daunting discussing the condition and treatments with young children.

Chronic kidney disease (CKD) increases risk for all-cause mortality, cardiovascular mortality, chronic kidney failure (also called end-stage renal disease, ESRD), acute kidney injury (AKI), and other adverse outcomes.

Risk for adverse outcomes can be reduced with early CKD identification and management. This online reference guide contains a 5-step plan for CKD evaluation and. The nutritional values include carbohydrates, fat, saturated fat, protein, calorie, sodium, potassium and phosphorus levels – dietary values that must be closely monitored in kidney patients.

This page brochure is an excellent guide for kidney patients who wish to develop a proper meal plan. Kidney disease can affect your body’s ability to clean your blood, filter extra water out of your blood, and help control your blood can also affect red blood cell production and.

Stopping Kidney Disease is the most comprehensive guide to understanding how your kidneys work and how to make your remaining kidney function last as long as possible.

The book includes over pages with hundreds of medical studies to document each part of the diet and treatment : If you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), choosing the right foods can slow it down and help you stay healthy as possible.

Learn which foods to choose and which you may want to avoid. Having a full understanding of what chronic kidney disease is and how to live with it is your ticket to the longest, healthiest, and most comfortable life possible. What is Chronic Kidney Disease. Kidney disease, also called renal disease, is a chronic condition marked by.

Over delicious recipes and 3 meal plans make this an excellent cookbook for those battling Kidney Disease. This book goes very deep into understanding CKD, reading food labels and living a life on a Renal diet.

The recipes are absolutely delicious but could be a. End Stage Renal Disease. This guide book was written by dedicated health care professionals who work within our hospital system using the latest medical education and research available. Our renal health care professionals strive to improve the lives of people with, or at risk for, End Stage Renal Disease by promoting and advancing quality Size: KB.Kidney Disease – A Guide for Living is a page self-help guide for patients with kidney disease.

This paperback covers eight chapters and is authored by a neuropharmacology expert and a medical researcher who, following his diagnosis of kidney disease, was “overwhelmed by the prospect of kidney failure”.A guide to your lab work.

If you’ve been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), thorough testing can help you and your healthcare team understand what is going on inside your body and whether your treatment plan is working as well as it should.

Your doctor will perform different tests based on which stage of kidney disease you’re in. People in the earlier stages of kidney .