Signs and symptoms of chronic kidney disease (CKD) As your kidney function decreases, you may experience some of the following symptoms: Feeling very tired Nausea and vomiting Swelling in hands, feet, ankles, or face Weight loss or gain Hard time sleeping Itchy skin
Greenfield Health Systems actively participates in an Emergency Preparedness Program specific to the needs of our dialysis patient community. In the event of an emergency that may impact our dialysis treatment delivery, we have available to our patients an Emergency Hotline
Too often we don’t fully think of how we want our future to play out. We make plans for our career, our retirement but not the end of our lives. Education and discussion regarding end of life choices and options,
Chicken Wild Rice Soup Ingredients: 2/3 cup long grain and wild rice blend, uncooked 1 tablespoon onion, minced 1 tablespoon fresh parsley 1 cup carrots 1 pound chicken breast, cooked 2 tablespoons butter 1/4 cup all-purpose white flour 5 cups low-sodium
National Kidney Foundation of Michigan (www.nkmf.org) The NKFM offers support and information for people with kidney disease. The NKFM is the largest affiliate of the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) in the US. National Kidney Foundation (www.kidney.org) The National Kidney Foundation (NKF) has helpful
Sexual Health and Intimacy with Kidney Disease Sex and intimacy can directly impact quality of life. Changes to sexual health happen to many people in different ways. These changes are especially common among those living with kidney disease. When a person
When a person chooses hemodialysis as their treatment option, they see a vascular access surgeon. It is important to plan early for an access because it is needed for hemodialysis treatments. Types of Vascular Access for Hemodialysis There are three types of
Dialysis is a treatment that replaces some of the things healthy kidneys normally do. It is needed when a person’s own kidneys can no longer take care of the body’s needs. Dialysis removes waste and extra fluid from the blood.