Patient Education

What can I Do About Kidney Disease?

KidneyUnfortunately, chronic kidney disease often cannot be cured but if you are in the early stages of a kidney disease, you may be able to make your kidneys last longer by taking certain steps. You will also want to be sure that risks for heart attack and stroke are minimized, since CKD patients are susceptible to these problems.

If you have diabetes, watch your blood glucose closely to keep it under control.
Control your blood pressure.
Avoid pain killers that may make your kidney disease worse.
Check with your doctor before taking any medicine.
Treat anemia on time.

Plan your diet with the help of your doctor and dietitian which will help to reduce the burden on the kidneys and prevent malnutrition.