• Patients
  • Methoxy polyethylene glycol-epoetin beta injection is used to treat anemia in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). (drugs.com)
  • The percentage of Fresenius Kidney Care patients who opted for yearly vaccination against the flu increased from 60 percent the first year of the study to 80 percent the third year. (thestreet.com)
  • The results of this research suggest that aggressive programs to promote flu vaccination makes a significant difference in keeping kidney patients healthy and out of the hospital," said Dr. Frank Maddux, Fresenius Medical Care Chief Medical Officer and Executive Vice President for Clinical and Scientific Affairs. (thestreet.com)
  • American Association of Kidney Patients* Phosphate Binders - National Kidney Foundation Phosphate Binders - Northwest Kidney Centers - a center that provides services for people with ESRD in the Seattle area. (wikipedia.org)
  • A full 5.7% of persons with sclerosis have GAVE, and 25% of all sclerosis patients who had a certain anti-RNA marker have GAVE. (wikipedia.org)
  • If ADH production is excessive in heart failure, Na+ level in the plasma may fall (hyponatremia), and this is a sign of increased risk of death in heart failure patients. (wikipedia.org)
  • As of 2010, a study using National Ambulatory Medical Care Survey data estimated that 21.3% of patients in the U.S. with at least one chronic condition use disease management programs. (wikipedia.org)
  • fail
  • the kidneys can be just slightly dysfunctional, or fail completely. (wikipedia.org)
  • When kidneys fail to filter properly, waste accumulates in the blood and the body, a condition called azotemia. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • fluid
  • More than 661,000 Americans have kidney failure, meaning their kidneys can no longer effectively filter their blood to get rid of wastes and excess fluid. (thestreet.com)
  • Additional possible cause of nephropathy is due to the formation of cysts or pockets containing fluid within the kidneys. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • There are 300,000 people who are blind because of corneal diseases, including over 6,000 people waiting for corneal transplants. (vietnamnet.vn)
  • Researchers have hypothesized that the syndrome may be due to blood vessel diseases of the kidney, spasms of the kidney vessels, or other bleeding disorders (coagulopathy). (wikipedia.org)
  • biopsy
  • If these tests aren't definite, your doctor may need to do an ultrasound or take a biopsy of the kidney. (aafp.org)
  • A biopsy is where a tiny piece of the kidney is removed and examined under a microscope. (aafp.org)
  • Your previous health, the severity of your illness, and the results of a kidney biopsy (if you have one) will help your doctor predict how long it will take for you to get better. (aafp.org)
  • In these cases there may be minor abnormalities on a kidney biopsy. (wikipedia.org)
  • cause kidney problems
  • The underlying mechanism involves abnormal plasma cells producing abnormal antibodies which can cause kidney problems and overly thick blood. (wikipedia.org)
  • The pain medicines which can cause kidney problems include aspirin, acetaminophen, and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). (wikipedia.org)
  • erythropoietin
  • These people produce very little erythropoietin as a result of their kidney disease, so the number of red blood cells in their blood is low. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • On very rare occasions, people treated with synthetic erythropoietin medicines such as this one have produced neutralising antibodies against erythropoietin. (netdoctor.co.uk)
  • abnormal
  • Angiogram tests to look at the blood vessels in the kidney may show abnormal blood flow, perhaps causing a cramp like pain. (wikipedia.org)
  • In addition to the signs of acute hepatitis, people can also demonstrate signs of coagulopathy (abnormal coagulation studies with easy bruising and bleeding) and encephalopathy (confusion, disorientation, and sleepiness). (wikipedia.org)
  • heart
  • Hundreds of people are waiting for heart and lung transplants. (vietnamnet.vn)
  • In November 2017 the American Heart Association announced revised definitions for blood pressure categories that increased the number of people considered to have high blood pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • For heart failure it is generally used with a diuretic such as furosemide. (wikipedia.org)
  • normally
  • Their kidneys start working normally after a few weeks. (aafp.org)
  • 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)
  • blood calcium
  • Among people hospitalized with high blood calcium, milk-alkali syndrome is the third most common cause, after hyperparathyroidism and cancer. (wikipedia.org)
  • antibody
  • This is a condition in which small amount of a type of normal antibody (called IgA) get stuck in the kidney as it passes through in the bloodstream. (wikipedia.org)
  • Vitamin
  • People who may be at a high risk for vitamin D deficiency include those who are elderly or obese, those with limited sun exposure, and babies who are exclusively breastfed. (mayoclinic.org)
  • illness
  • The kidneys stop working when illness or injury keeps them from filtering properly. (aafp.org)
  • Stopping the medicines that cause the illness or that might hurt your kidneys. (aafp.org)
  • calcium
  • When compared with people receiving calcium-based binders, people taking sevelamer have a reduced all-cause mortality. (wikipedia.org)
  • Treatment involves having the person stop taking any calcium supplements and any other alkali agents they have been taking, and hydration. (wikipedia.org)
  • inhibitors
  • ACE inhibitors may also be used to help decrease excessive water consumption in people with schizophrenia resulting in psychogenic polydipsia. (wikipedia.org)
  • function
  • Higher dietary intake of animal protein, animal fat, and cholesterol may increase risk for microalbuminuria, a sign of kidney function decline, and generally, diets higher in fruits, vegetables, and whole grains but lower in meat and sweets may be protective against kidney function decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • conditions
  • Aperson with kidney failure who does not have other coexisting conditions like diabetes , hupertension. (healthtap.com)
  • Many things can affect the dose of a medication that a person needs, such as body weight, other medical conditions, and other medications. (canada.com)
  • The outcome depends on the type of snake, the area of the body bitten, the amount of venom injected, and the health conditions of the person. (wikipedia.org)
  • For people who can access health care practitioners or peer support it is the process whereby persons with long-term conditions (and often family/friend/carer) share knowledge, responsibility and care plans with healthcare practitioners and/or peers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Yet, management of chronic conditions is responsible for more than 75% of all health care spending. (wikipedia.org)
  • sodium
  • 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)
  • medication
  • It can be harmful for people to take this medication if their doctor has not prescribed it. (canada.com)
  • The following side effects have been reported by at least 1% of people taking this medication. (canada.com)
  • Kidney transplantation involves surgically placing a kidney from someone else and then taking immunosuppressant medication to prevent rejection. (wikipedia.org)