Monthly Archives: July 2015

Berger’s Disease

Berger’s Disease or IgA Nephropathy is yet another kind of kidney disorder where the IgA deposit in the glomeruli causes inflammation which results in blood and protein to appear in the urine. Berger’s Disease not only impairs your client’s kidneys, … Continue reading

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Worsening kidney damage

If your client has been diagnosed with nephropathy and they have been diagnosed with kidney damage, finding that damage early is the key to keeping it from getting worse. That is why it is so darn important that your clients … Continue reading

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Symptoms of nephropathy (Posted late on 07/29 from 07/28)

One of the issues with nephropathy is the fact that there are absolutely not symptoms in the early stages. One outward sign you can look for in your clients is swelling of the body, especially the lower extremities, the feet … Continue reading

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What is nephropathy?

If your clients have diabetes, they could end up with nephropathy. Diabetic nephropathy means kidney damage or disease; meaning that the diabetes causes damage to their kidneys. Nephropathy can be quite severe and potentially may lead to kidney failure. The … Continue reading

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What is the prognosis of constipation and where can I go to get help for my clients?

If you can get your client to keep their diet regulated, get plenty of fiber and change poor lifestyle habits, then their constipation can go away and normal bowel function can return. It is so important that you oversee these … Continue reading

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Laxative information (Posted late on 07/25 from 07/24)

Last night I posted about laxatives and the over use of laxatives. Tonight I want to point out that salt-based or carbohydrate-based or “osmotic” laxatives that use natural salts, magnesium salts or undigested sugars to help loosen stool by drawing water … Continue reading

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Fecal impaction treatment

If your client does develop a fecal impaction, if drugs, OTC (over-the-counter) or otherwise don’t work, their physician just may have to remove part of the fecal mass by hand. If so, they would use a lubricated, gloved finger that … Continue reading

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