Joe Cosgrove has previously covered the topic of dialysis from all possible angles. In fact, one of the most important aspects of the things that surround this condition is the need for physical activity, for it has been proven that a dialysis lifestyle with limited or non-existent physical activity can worsen the condition and increase the risk of falling into severe depression, high blood pressure, lower and weaker immune function, heart disease and swelling in both feet and lungs. 735 more words
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Men over 60 years of age with high blood pressure have a high risk of kidney disease, according to a study by the NSS, which warns that one in five will develop chronic kidney disease (CKD). 204 more words
Allie walked us through a case of FSGS secondary to uncontrolled DM and heroin use. Some pearls are below!
- Causes of Kussmaul’s sign include right ventricular infarction, severe right ventricular failure, restrictive cardiomyopathy, constrictive pericarditis, and tricuspid stenosis. 121 more words