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The condition is usually manifested with low potassium levels and high blood pressure in the blood. Anyone can develop aldosteronism. There are certain risk factors that make an individual more susceptible to the condition, including
If the person is already being treated with three or more medications for hypertension.
Patients who have a family history of Aldosteronism
When the person has Hypokalemia (Low p Read More
- Colitis, ulcerative
Even though there is no cure, there are various promising treatment options available to treat the symptoms, including,
Medications – Medications are used to suppress the inflammation of the colon and heal the tissues over time. It also effectively reduces and controls the symptoms of diarrhea, bleeding, and abdominal pain.
Combinational Therapy – An additional therapy combined with initial therapy to incre Read More
- Cystic disease of the renal medulla
The risk factors for the cystic disease of the renal medulla include:
Age - It seems like people who are older are more likely to get this disease.
Gender - Men seem to be more likely to get it than women.
Race - People of Asian descent are more likely to get it than people of other races.
Family history - If your family has a history of cystic disease of the renal medulla or other diseases like it, Read More
- Diabetic ketoacidosis (dka)
The treatments which are currently prescribed for KDA are-
Fluid Replacement: Depending on your situation, you will receive fluids to help you rehydrate. This is done to replenish the fluids lost through excessive urination while also helping dilute the excess sugar in your blood.
Electrolyte Replacement Therapy: As you may already be aware, electrolytes are minerals found in your blood, like sodium, potassium, and chl Read More
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome (hus)
There is no specific treatment for Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome (HUS) once it starts progressing. However, timely diagnosis and appropriate treatment will result in full recovery in most people, especially in young children rather than adults.
Blood Transfusions - Patients will be given Intravenous (IV) transfusions of platelets or red blood cells. Red blood cells will reverse the signs and symptoms of anemia, including fatigue, ye Read More
Hyperglycemia doesn't cause symptoms until glucose values are significantly elevated — above 200 milligrams per deciliter (mg/dL), or 11 millimoles per liter (mmol/L). Symptoms of hyperglycemia develop slowly over several days or weeks. The longer blood sugar levels stay high, the more serious the symptoms become. However, some people who've had type 2 diabetes for a long time may not show any symptoms despite elevated blood sugars. Read More
- Kidney disease of diabetes
The initial step in treating diabetic nephropathy is controlling the sugar level/diabetes and high blood pressure (hypertension).
Diet, lifestyle changes, exercise, and prescription medications can help control diabetes.
Proper management of your blood sugar and hypertension, can help prevent or delay kidney dysfunction and other complications.
However, if you are already affected by diabetic nephropathy, you Read More
- Vasopressin-resistant diabetes insipidus
Vasopressin-resistant diabetes insipidus or Nephrogenic Diabetes Insipidus (NDI) is a rare kidney disorder. It causes them to malfunction, causing the body to lose too much water. It occurs when the body's response to the hormone vasopressin fails. Depending on the hormone level or the severity of the symptoms, this condition can be mild or severe. This condition can be inherited or acquired. Symptoms of hereditary NDI may app Read More