Diabetes is hard to manage. You can get a comprehensive understanding of the disease here and get the information about the latest treatments and get professional advices. read more

Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy is a brand-new therapy based on traditional Chinese herbal medicines dating back thousands of years ago. It combines the essences of herbal medicines read more

Hormonal therapy is commonly used to treat Kidney Disease in clinic. It refers to use one or more than one hormone medicines to suppress the over-reactive immune reaction read more

Patients are suggested to treat kidney disease first before they get pregnant read more

If you are diagnosed with Kidney Disease, you should talk to your doctor about starting an exercise read more

Foods and Drinks play an important role in Kidney Disease patients read more

Kidney Disease News and Events read more

In every week, a famous experienced renal medicine specialist will be invited to help diagnose and evaluate inpatient's disease condition, offering detailed therapeutic schedule. read more

Font Size A A A

Prognosis and Prevention of CKD


2012-09-14 09:35

Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is a condition characterized by gradual loss of kidney function over time. High risk groups include those with Diabetes, high blood pressure and family history of kidney disease. African Americans, Hispanics, Pacific Islanders, Native Americans and Seniors are at increased risk.

1. Prognosis

So far, a cure for Chronic Kidney Disease is not yet available. The natural course of the disease is to progress until end-stage kidney failure, wherein dialysis or a kidney transplant is needed.

·People with CKD have much higher risk than the general population to develop heart attacks and strokes.

· Patients receiving dialysis have an overall 5 year survival rate of 32 percent. The elderly and diabetics have worsen outcomes.

·Individuals who receive a kidney transplant from a living related donor have a 2 year survival rate greater than 90 percent.

· Persons receiving a kidney from a donor who has died have a 2 year survival rate of 88 percent.

2. Prevention

·Keep the blood pressure below 130/80 with with drugs called angiotensin-converting enzyme inhibitors, diet, and exercises.

·Control the blood sugar within a target range if you have Diabetes.

·Maintain a healthy weight, which can help prevent other diseases like Diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease.

·Don't smoke or use other tobacco products. Smoking may cause atherosclerosis, which decreases blood flow to the kidneys and increases blood pressure.

·Limit your alcohol to two small drinks every day for a make or one small drink per day for a female.

·Do things that help you relax and reduce stress levels.




What else you want to know:
Make An Appointment Beijing Tongshantang Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
How can I get this treatment?
How can I get this treatment in my countries?
How much does this treatment cost?
What is the duration if I receive this treatment in your hospital?
What should I prepare to your hospital except visa?
How can I go to your hospital?

Gender:
Name:
Age:
Country:
(+area code)Phone Number:
Whatsapp :
Disease Description:
contact us
ckd

Patient Story

Latest Articles

Kidney Disease:
Information :
symptoms treatment
diet&fitness