Is there any substitute for dialysis ?
hi ,my father is 76 years old and has renial kidney faliure.currently he is on capd.is there any way to take him off dialysis.he has been on hemodialysis for four months but was uncomfortable with that because he was loosing weight very rapidly and also his taste for food was becoming...
Kidney problems,dialysis,bruises,itching on feet.
I am 95 years old, and I get bruises quite frequently and all over my body. Recently I had them on my legs, and before the bruises appeared, I had this terrible itcht on the bottom of my legs. The following day my carer pointed out the bruises to me. I think it is important to let you know that I...
Diabetes. Had a stroke, paralyzed. On dialysis. Suggest treatments?
My friends husband is a diabetic who recently had a stroke and is paralysed oh his left side, is able to walk, however, his leg could start shaking at any time and he will fall down, and has recently been going through kidney dialysis. He s also a veteran, is on both Medicare and Blue Cross, the...
Eprex contains erythropoetin.
It is a hormone secreted by normally functioning kidneys, and it in turn, functions to stimulate the bone marrow to produce red blood cells.
in people undergoing dialysis, the kidneys are not functioning normally, and do not secrete erythropoetin.
Hence these patients suffer from chronic anemia and its complications.
That is why Eprex is supplemented.
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