Kidney Disease Treatment in Older Adults - When Less is More for older kidney patients
Episode 198:Kidney Disease Treatment in Older Adults - When Less is More for older kidney patients. Dr. Rosansky is back to discuss kidney disease treatment and quality of life for those living with kidney disease. Dr. Rosansky is a retired Nephrologist and author of the book Learn The Facts About Kidney Disease and will discuss:
Why most older adults labeled with early-stage CKD do not have kidney disease.
Why less aggressive use of meds may be your best bet for kidney disease treatment.
Why later start of dialysis or a non-dialysis conservative management approach may be best for many older patients with advanced CKD.