Chronic Kidney Patients have Entered Hemodialysis or Peritoneal Dialysis
Preliminary Evaluation at the Nephrology Clinic Fill in the basic information. Evaluation by the attending physician at the nephrology clinic.
Preliminary Evaluation at the Nephrology Clinic Fill in the basic information. Evaluation by the attending physician at the nephrology clinic. Physical examination (including abdomen, groin, peripheral blood vessels).
Many commercially available analgesics, cold medicines (such as naproxen and ibuprofen) and Chinese herbal medicines have kidney toxicity. Don't take them without a doctor's prescription. Patients should be familiar with the side effects of antibiotics and painkillers prescribed by their doctors.
Patients with end-stage renal disease accumulate phosphorus in their blood because their kidneys cannot work properly and phosphorus cannot be eliminated, resulting in hyperphosphatemia.
Automated peritoneal dialysis is carried out by a desktop automatic peritoneal dialysis machine that offers you for three or more times of changing dialysate circles continuously. Its advantage is convenient, easy to operate, offer better quality of the life and even obtain better dialysis result.
Renal failure is renal cell injury which leads to reduced renal cell amount and inadequate elimination of body waste. When the injury is irreversible, it is called chronic renal failure. When the kidney is severely injured and leads to symptoms like edema, nausea, vomiting, and conscious disturbance, it’s called “uremia”.
Diabetic ketoacidosis ( DKA ) is a state of insulin deficiency. When the glucose is unable to enter cells and accumulates within bloodstream, it triggers high blood sugar.
Glycated hemoglobin (HbA1c) reflects the glycemic control from the past 3 months. When there are more blood glucoses, glycation increases, making the value of HbA1c higher.
When patients sense hunger, dizziness, tremor, cold sweating, and lack of strength, their plasma glucose level is often lower than 70 mg/dl - the typical symptoms of hypoglycemia.