CKD CLINIC 



The prevalence of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) is more than 20 million people in the United States. CKD usually has no symptoms until it is in its advanced stages.  Therefore, early recognition and treatment are essential.  Optimal management of patients with CKD is imperative to delay the progression towards End-Stage Renal Disease (ESRD).

Metrolina Nephrology Associates’ CKD Clinic offers a multi-disciplinary team, including nephrologists, nephrology nurse practitioners, nurses, and a renal dietician, who collaborate to improve the care and outcomes of patients with CKD.  Our clinic goals include:


·     
Slowing the progression of kidney disease & protect 
        remaining kidney function.
·     
Medication review to assess for potential nephrotoxic
        agents.
·      Early recognition and management of associated
        comorbid disorders including anemia, mineral bone
        disorder, electrolyte imbalances, and hypertension.
·      Cardiovascular risk factor reduction including lipid
        management and smoking cessation.
·      Early preparation for renal replacement therapy and
        renal transplantation.
·      Nutritional counseling.
·      Educational sessions offered to patient and family
        members.


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