Symptoms Of Kidney Disease: Recognizing the invisible symptoms of a Chronic Illness

Episode 149: Symptoms Of Kidney Disease: Recognizing the invisible symptoms of a Chronic Illness. Licensed Clinical Social Worker Lana Lipe discusses the importance of treating the invisible parts of an illness. Chronic Kidney Disease patients often appear to be healthy on the outside, but things are not as they appear on the inside. Lana will help those with a chronic illness, like Kidney Disease, understand the importance of recognizing symptoms and when things just "aren't right" and require further attention.

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About Lana Lipe:

Experienced Social Worker with a demonstrated history of working in the non-profit organization management industry, Baltimore Veteran's Affairs Medical Center, and Queen's Medical Center in Honolulu. Currently working in the Neuroscience and Surgical Intensive Care Units to help critically and chronically ill, and hospice-appropriate patients and their loved ones address complex psychosocial challenges. Skilled in Crisis Intervention, Case Management, Medical Social Work, End-of-Life planning, patient advocacy, risk assessment, motivational interviewing, Critical Incident Stress Management, and complex discharge planning. I am a strong community and social services professional with a Master’s Degree focused in Clinical/Medical Social Work from the University of Maryland School of Social Work.