• dialysis
  • Treatment of chronic disease may include hemodialysis , peritoneal dialysis , or a kidney transplant . (wikipedia.org)
  • Most people feel better after a few dialysis sessions or a transplant . (healthtap.com)
  • Some of the major players involved in global Kidney Dialysis Equipment Market are Baxter International, Inc., Fresenius Medical Care AG & Co., Nipro Corporation, B. Braun Melsungen, Nikkiso Co, Ltd., Asahi Kasei Corporation and NxStage Medical, Inc. (theglobaltribune.com)
  • Treatment for ESRD often initially includes dialysis to cleanse the blood, and, eventually, kidney transplantation may also be a consideration. (nyhq.org)
  • If the kidneys fail completely, the only treatment options available may be dialysis or transplant. (rxlist.com)
  • The National Kidney Foundation K/DOQI Guidelines state that, "Serum prealbumin is a valid and clinically useful measure of protein-energy nutritional status in maintenance dialysis (MD) patients. (degruyter.com)
  • Albany, NY -- ( SBWIRE ) -- 12/06/2017 -- Dialysis refers to the process of cleaning the blood in case of kidney failure or improper functioning of kidneys. (sbwire.com)
  • Peritoneal dialysis renders a lot of advantages or benefits such as minimal clinic visits (once in a month), no use of needles, supplies continuous therapy similar to natural functioning of kidney. (sbwire.com)
  • glucose
  • MCP-1 is produced by kidney cells in response to such factors as high blood glucose levels and physical stresses. (chemocentryx.com)
  • A person with very high (usually considered to be above 300 mg/dl (16 mmol/L)) blood glucose levels, water is osmotically drawn out of cells into the blood and the kidneys eventually begin to dump glucose into the urine. (wikipedia.org)
  • The use of hemoglobin A1c for monitoring the degree of control of glucose metabolism in diabetic patients was proposed in 1976 by Anthony Cerami, Ronald Koenig and coworkers. (wikipedia.org)
  • renin
  • This system is controlled by renin, a hormone produced in the kidney that is part of the fluid and blood pressure regulation systems of the body. (rxlist.com)
  • Markers of electrolyte and water imbalance in the body such as hypotension, low distal tubule sodium concentration, decreased blood volume and high sympathetic tone trigger the release of the enzyme renin from the cells of juxtaglomerular apparatus in the kidney. (wikipedia.org)
  • An agent which interferes with the renin (kidney-lung-heart blood pressure control) cycle. (wikipedia.org)
  • excrete
  • The kidneys function is to excrete excess water, keep electrolytes like sodium and potassium in balance, stimulate red blood cell growth, and remove toxic byproducts from the body. (healthtap.com)
  • When blood flows to the kidney, sensors within specialized kidney cells regulate how much water to excrete as urine, along with what concentration of electrolytes . (rxlist.com)
  • glomeruli
  • This can result in: Feeling tired or weak Memory problems Difficulty concentrating Dizziness Low blood pressure Normally, proteins are too large to pass through the kidneys, however, they are able to pass through when the glomeruli are damaged. (wikipedia.org)
  • Further, constriction of the efferent arterioles of the kidney leads to increased perfusion pressure in the glomeruli. (wikipedia.org)
  • Hemodialysis
  • Hemodialysis involves pumping out of the blood to an artificial kidney system and is returned back to the body with the help of tubing accessories. (sbwire.com)
  • anti-diabetic
  • The global oral anti-diabetic drug market is expected to witness significant growth during the forecast period. (sbwire.com)
  • Nonetheless ongoing research and huge market potential can bring growth opportunities for oral anti-diabetic market within the forecast period. (sbwire.com)
  • Based on the class of drug, the global oral anti-diabetic drug market is segmented into five types: sulfonylureas, meglitinides, biguanides, alpha-glucosidase inhibitors and others. (sbwire.com)
  • Sulphonylureas segment of oral anti-diabetic drugs market accounted for the largest market share in 2016 followed by biguanides derivatives. (sbwire.com)
  • Based on geography, global oral anti-diabetic drug market segmented into five major locations: North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Latin America and the Middle East and Africa. (sbwire.com)
  • Neuropathy
  • Between 60 and 70% of diabetic individuals develop secondary problems such as slower digestion, sexual dysfunction, and nerve damage leading to peripheral neuropathy. (pdr.net)
  • Amyotrophy A type of diabetic neuropathy that causes muscle weakness and wasting. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2017 review of its use for diabetic neuropathy and postherpetic neuralgia found that about 15 percent of people have a meaningful benefit. (wikipedia.org)
  • A 2017 Cochrane review found evidence of moderate quality showing a reduction in pain by 50% in about 15% of people with postherpetic neuralgia and diabetic neuropathy. (wikipedia.org)
  • mononeuritis multiplex Peripheral neuropathy may be chronic (a long-term condition where symptoms begin subtly and progress slowly) or acute (sudden onset, rapid progress, and slow resolution). (wikipedia.org)
  • Diabetic neuropathy is the most common cause of this pattern. (wikipedia.org)
  • Obesity
  • But with rising rates of childhood obesity, it has become more common among young people, especially among certain ethnic groups. (diabetes-types.com)
  • macrophages
  • CCX140 has been shown to be a potent and selective inhibitor of CCR2, which is required for monocytes to infiltrate the kidney, where they differentiate into macrophages. (chemocentryx.com)
  • serum
  • The acute part of AoCRF may be reversible, and the goal of treatment, as with AKI, is to return the patient to baseline kidney function, typically measured by serum creatinine . (wikipedia.org)
  • Significantly lower values of carotid intima-media thickness and aortic pulse wave velocity values, which are surrogate markers for vascular calcification, were observed in chronic kidney disease patients with high serum magnesium levels (0.90-1.32 mmol/L or 2.18-3.21 mg/dL) indicating a lower arteriosclerotic burden associated with a lower risk of cardiovascular events and mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • urine
  • For example, if a person is dehydrated from exercise or from an illness, the kidneys will hold onto as much water as possible and the urine becomes very concentrated. (rxlist.com)
  • Urine that is made by each kidney flows through the ureter, a tube that connects the kidney to the bladder. (rxlist.com)
  • cause
  • How does kidney disease cause tinitus, my doctor said it could be connected. (healthtap.com)
  • Some illness actually cause both kidney to shrink. (healthtap.com)
  • Best Yogurt For Type 1 Diabetics melanie Baimel and Dr. Besides some of the following ingredients the product contains Dr Gurpreet Singh Makkar(punjab bbq coffee roaster White Spots on Throat A variety of conditions can cause white spots on throat. (igabbiani.eu)
  • Kidney disease is the 9th leading cause of death in the U.S. According to American Kidney Fund, in 2015, around 31 million people in the U.S., i.e. 10% of the adult population suffered from chronic kidney disease (CKD). (theglobaltribune.com)
  • Treatment of the underlying cause of kidney failure may return kidney function to normal. (rxlist.com)
  • citation needed] Despite expensive treatments, lupus nephritis remains a major cause of morbidity and mortality in people with relapsing or refractory lupus nephritis. (wikipedia.org)
  • Another possible cause of Kidney disease is due to decreased function of xanthine oxidase in the purine degradation pathway. (wikipedia.org)
  • adrenal
  • Stimulation by AII of the adrenal cortex to release aldosterone, a hormone that acts on kidney tubules, causes sodium and chloride ions retention and potassium excretion. (wikipedia.org)
  • Adrenal gland An endocrine gland located on top of the human kidney. (wikipedia.org)
  • erythropoietin
  • As the kidneys fail, they produce less erythropoietin, resulting in decreased production of red blood cells to replace the natural breakdown of old red blood cells. (wikipedia.org)
  • Kidneys are also the source of erythropoietin in the body, a hormone that stimulates the bone marrow to make red blood cells. (rxlist.com)
  • damage
  • Preclinical model data suggest that once these damage-promoting cells are inhibited, the kidney is thought to be able to function in a healthier state, and perhaps even restore certain renal function. (chemocentryx.com)
  • In pregnancy, enalapril may result in damage to the fetus's kidneys and resulting oligohydramnios (not enough amniotic fluid). (wikipedia.org)
  • therefore, an increase in xanthine forms crystals (which can lead to kidney stones) and result in damage of the kidney. (wikipedia.org)
  • Proteinuria may be a sign of renal (kidney) damage. (wikipedia.org)