What kinds of treatment did you or a relative receive for kidney failure?
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What is the treatment for kidney failure?
Prevention is always the goal with kidney failure. Chronic diseases such as
diabetes are devastating because of the damage that they can do
to kidneys and other organs. Lifelong diligence is important in keeping blood
sugar and blood pressure within normal limits. Specific treatments are dependent
upon the underlying diseases.
Once kidney failure is present, the goal is to prevent further deterioration
of renal function. If ignored, the kidneys will progress to complete failure,
but if underlying illnesses are addressed and treated aggressively, kidney
function can be preserved, though not always improved.