Recover from Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) with Dimer Health once you leave the hospital

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a progressive condition in which the kidneys gradually lose their ability to filter waste products from the blood. CKD can lead to serious complications, including heart disease, stroke, and kidney failure. Post-acute care after hospitalization for CKD is important to help prevent these complications and improve overall outcomes.

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What is CKD

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a condition characterized by a gradual loss of kidney function over time. The kidneys are vital organs that filter waste and excess fluids from the blood, which are then excreted in urine. When CKD occurs, the kidneys are unable to perform this filtering process effectively, leading to the accumulation of waste products in the body. This can cause various symptoms such as fatigue, swollen ankles, feet or hands, shortness of breath, and frequent urination, particularly at night.

CKD is often progressive and can be caused by several factors, including diabetes, high blood pressure, and chronic glomerulonephritis. It may progress to end-stage kidney disease, which requires dialysis or a kidney transplant to maintain life. Early detection and treatment can slow or halt the progression of CKD, so managing underlying conditions like diabetes and hypertension is critical. Lifestyle changes such as eating healthily, avoiding alcohol, quitting smoking, and maintaining a healthy weight are also important to manage the disease and support kidney health.

Please call or book an appointment with us if you think you have CKD or are recovering from it

CKD Recovery Tips

Recovering from treatment for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) after a hospital discharge involves careful management of your health to prevent further decline in kidney function. Here are several essential tips to aid in your recovery:

Following these tips can help you recover more comfortably and effectively from CKD

Recovering from treatment for Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) after a hospital discharge involves careful management of your health to prevent further decline in kidney function. Here are several essential tips to aid in your recovery:

  1. Follow Your Medication Regimen: Adhere strictly to the medication plan prescribed by your doctor. This may include medications to control blood pressure, reduce protein in urine, and manage other CKD-related conditions like anemia or bone health issues.
  2. Monitor Fluid Intake: Depending on your stage of CKD, your doctor might recommend managing your fluid intake to avoid fluid overload, which can be stressful on the kidneys and heart.
  3. Limit Salt and Protein Intake: Reducing salt intake helps control blood pressure and reduces swelling, while managing protein intake can help reduce the workload on your kidneys. Follow the dietary guidelines provided by your healthcare provider or a registered dietitian.
  4. Potassium and Phosphorus Control: Depending on your kidney function, you may need to limit foods high in potassium and phosphorus. Your doctor or dietitian can provide guidance on which foods to avoid.
  5. Maintain a Healthy Weight: Being overweight can increase the burden on your kidneys. Work with your healthcare provider to develop a safe weight loss or management plan that includes healthy eating and appropriate physical activity.
  6. Stay Active: Engage in regular physical activity tailored to your ability and health status. Exercise can help control blood pressure, improve heart health, and maintain muscle strength.
  7. Avoid NSAIDs: Non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs like ibuprofen can harm kidney function. Discuss pain management options with your healthcare provider that are safe for your kidneys.
  8. Quit Smoking: Smoking is harmful to kidney health. If you smoke, quitting is one of the best steps you can take to protect your kidneys.
  9. Regular Monitoring: Have regular check-ups with your healthcare provider to monitor kidney function, manage complications, and adjust your treatment as necessary.
  10. Manage Blood Sugar Levels: If you have diabetes, controlling your blood sugar is crucial to preventing further kidney damage. Work with your healthcare team to maintain optimal blood sugar levels.
  11. Educate Yourself: Understanding CKD and its treatment can empower you to take an active role in managing your health. Ask your healthcare team for resources or recommendations on patient education materials.
  12. Seek Support: Consider connecting with a support group for individuals with CKD. Sharing experiences and receiving support can help you cope with your condition.

By following these guidelines, you can help manage your CKD and enhance your overall health following hospital discharge.

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