Chronic Kidney Disease Management in Indiana

As leaders in chronic kidney disease management, we offer a broad range of services, including prevention, diagnosis, education, treatment, and clinical research to promote your renal health and wellness.

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease (CKD), commonly known as chronic kidney failure, occurs when your kidneys gradually lose function. Your kidney expels extra wastes and fluids filtered from your blood as urine from your body. However, when chronic kidney disease reaches an advanced stage, your body may start accumulating harmful quantities of fluid, electrolytes, and wastes.

You may have a few symptoms in the early stages of chronic renal disease, but they may not be noticed until your kidney function has deteriorated severely. Chronic renal disease treatment reduces kidney damage by addressing the underlying cause. Without mechanical filtering (dialysis) or a kidney transplant, chronic kidney disease can proceed to end-stage kidney failure, which can be fatal.

Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease

Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease

You should be aware of the different symptoms associated with chronic kidney illness to eliminate the risk of the disease. These symptoms include:

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Loss of appetite
  • Fatigue
  • Sleep apnea
  • Abnormal urination
  • Decreased mental sharpness
  • Muscle twitches and cramps
  • Swelling of feet and ankles
  • Persistent itching
  • Chest pain, if the exterior of the heart gets filled with fluids
  • Shortness of breath, if fluid builds up in the lungs
Symptoms of Chronic Kidney Disease

Manage Your Chronic Kidney Disease with KPI

Chronic kidney disease can be managed by adopting various lifestyle changes such as eating a balanced diet, increasing physical activities, reducing glucose intake, monitoring blood pressure, and following your doctor’s advice. Our chronic kidney disease management is a combination of these methods, which include:

  • Comprehensive management of chronic kidney disease
  • Diagnosis and treatment of secondary hyperparathyroidism
  • Treatment of anemia, if associated with chronic kidney disease

You don't have to struggle with chronic renal disease alone! At Kidney Physicians of Indiana, we are there for you at every step of the treatment. If you want to manage your chronic kidney illness, make an appointment today and leave the rest to us.

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