Nephrology

How does a Nephrologist diagnose kidney disease?

Symptoms of chronic kidney disease (CKD) often don’t develop until a patient’s kidneys are severely damaged. Therefore, at risk individuals, which includes diabetics and individuals with high blood pressure or a family history of kidney disease, should be tested.

Tests include:

How does First MedCare manage kidney disease and its complications?

Several methods are used, including:

What is dialysis?

When CKD becomes so severe that the kidneys are unable to filter blood and make urine, a process called dialysis is used to do so. There are two types of dialysis:

How it works

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