Living with Kidney Disease: What older patients MUST KNOW to avoid unnecessary dialysis

Episode 178: Living with Kidney Disease: What older patients MUST KNOW to avoid unnecessary dialysis. Current Nephrology guidelines recommend an age-neutral approach to managing Chronic Kidney Disease based on eGFR and the presence of proteinuria (protein leakage). Dr. Rosansky will discuss why this approach may need to be modified since there is a large difference in the progression of CKD between older and younger adults with similar eGFRs. Compared to younger adults, older CKD patients lose their kidney function more slowly and have other medical conditions to deal with. Dr. Rosansky is a retired Nephrologist and author of the helpful book Learn The Facts About Kidney Disease.

► Learn more about the related research Dr. Roasnsky references at: https://www.researchgate.net/publication/317929890_Treatment_decisions_for_older_adults_with_advanced_chronic_kidney_disease

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Learn The Facts About Kidney Disease by Steven Rosansky written for the average reader, offers useful information for patients with very mild Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) to those patients who need to plan for dialysis or kidney transplant. It offers scientifically proven ways to slow progression of Chronic Kidney Disease, including a chapter on a Smart Diet for all Chronic Kidney Disease patients. This diet not only can slow Chronic Kidney Disease progression but can also help patients to live longer and better. It offers the best treatments for the medical problems that can come with a diagnosis of Chronic Kidney Disease. For most patients this book will alleviate concerns about having Chronic Kidney Disease and for some patients with advanced Chronic Kidney Disease it offers an approach that can delay the start of dialysis for many months or even years in some cases. It explains why low and very low protein diets, promoted by many kidney books for patients, is usually not beneficial and may even be harmful. It provides the latest recommendations for treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease that comes from international kidney doctor organizations. The book is organized in a way that provides information for all patients with Chronic Kidney Disease in the first part of the book and has information in later chapters for patients whose Chronic Kidney Disease has progressed.

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IMPORTANT: This video is intended to be informational only. It is not a medical consultation, nor is it personalized medical advice. This video is not meant to replace a physician's advice, supervision, and counsel. For medical advice, please consult your physician.

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