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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
- Diabetes and foot problems
Diabetes and foot problems can lead to significant morbidity and mortality.
It is probably one of the most feared complications of diabetes.
Loss of limb (amputation) is a frequent outcome of diabetic foot ulceration.
Peripheral vascular disease
Poor glycemic control
Previous foot ulcerations/amputations
Diabetic 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
- Diabetic neuropathy
Neuropathy is damage to nerves, and diabetic neuropathy is damage to nerves that occurs as a result of diabetes. Diabetes is thought to damage nerves as a result of prolonged elevated levels of blood glucose. Diabetic neuropathy can affect different parts of the body, and symptoms can range from mild to severe. Diabetic neuropathy is the most common complication of diabetes.
What are the types of diabetic neuropathy?
There are Read More
- G6pd deficiency
The majority of people with glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase (G6PD) deficiency do not require treatment. They should, however, be told to avoid drugs and things that cause oxidant stress.
Patients should avoid broad beans as well (i.e., fava beans).
As long as certain foods and drugs are avoided, most children with G6PD deficiency lead completely normal lives.
- Glycogenosis type iii
The following can determine your susceptibility to glycogenosis type iii:
Gycogenosis type iii is inherited in an autosomal recessive manner.
Recessive genetic disorders occur when the child inherits two copies of an altered gene, one from each parent for the same trait.
It is caused by the mutation in the AGL gene.
There are several types of GSD, but type III is among the most common.
- Hemolytic uremic syndrome (hus)
Signs and symptoms of HUS can include:
Decreased urination or blood in the urine
Abdominal pain, vomiting and occasionally fever
Small, unexplained bruises or bleeding from the nose and mouth
Fatigue and irritability
Confusion or seizures
High blood pressure
Swelling of the face, hands, feet or entire body
When Read More
- Hepatorenal syndrome (hrs)
Currently, the only curative therapy for patients with hepatorenal syndrome is a liver transplant, which treats both liver diseases and associated impaired renal functions. However, even after the liver transplantation, the treated patients have lower chances of recovering from their kidney disease.
Liver Transplantation – It is one of the best treatments for HRS, but it's not an optimal option for people with HRS-1, who a 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
- Iga nephropathy
There is no cure for IgA Nephropathy, as well as there is no reliable way to indicate how it will affect the individuals. However, certain medications can be taken to manage the symptoms of the conditions, including blood pressure and cholesterol levels.
Medications – Angiotensin-converting enzyme (ACE) Inhibitors or Angiotensin Receptor Blockers (ARBs) are prescribed to lower the level of blood pressure and decrease the l Read More
- Nephrogenic diabetes insipidus
As this disease is hereditary, risk begins from the defected male gene, which can pass through women in their children.
Infants are usually born with Nephrogenic Diabetes due to hereditary mutations of genes from parents.
Problems with a part of your brain that controls thirst can also cause diabetes insipidus
Certain chronic diseases and drugs for the same given during the first few months lead to this form Read More
- Phosphate diabetes
Phosphate is a critical chemical found in the body that contains phosphorus, which plays a significant role in the development of bones and teeth; moreover, the mineral also supports the conversion of food into energy to fuel the cells. Phosphate Diabetes is a rare congenital disease that affects the skeletal system as well as the mineralization of the teeth.The condition can be noticed in the early years of children,Th Read More