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Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fsgs/symptoms-causes/syc-20354693

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Overview Normal and Scarred Glomerulus Normal and Scarred Glomerulus Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) results from scarring of the glomeruli, the tiny structures within the kidney that filter impurities from the blood to create urine. As these scars accumulate, kidney function worsens. Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) is a disease in which scar tissue develops on the parts of ...

Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/fsgs/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354696

Oct 23rd, 2019 - Focal segmental glomerulosclerosis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team The large number of kidney specialists (nephrologists) at Mayo Clinic allows doctors to subspecialize in specific aspects of kidney medicine, including glomerular diseases such as focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS). Depending on the situation, kidney specialists might work with other specialists to develop ...

Diabetic nephropathy - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-nephropathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20354556

Sep 18th, 2019 - Overview Diabetic nephropathy is a serious kidney-related complication of type 1 diabetes and type 2 diabetes. It is also called diabetic kidney disease. About 25% of people with diabetes eventually develop kidney disease. Diabetic nephropathy affects your kidneys' ability to do their usual work of removing waste products and extra fluid from your body. The best way to prevent or delay diabetic...

Diabetic nephropathy - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-nephropathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354562

Sep 18th, 2019 - Diagnosis Kidney biopsy Kidney biopsy During a kidney biopsy, your doctor uses a needle to remove a small sample of kidney tissue for lab testing. The biopsy needle is inserted through your skin and is often directed using the guidance of an imaging device, such as an ultrasound transducer. Your doctor will ask you about your signs and symptoms, conduct a physical exam, and ask about your medic...

Diabetic nephropathy - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/diabetic-nephropathy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354566

Sep 18th, 2019 - Diabetic nephropathy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Your multispecialty team may include experts in nephrology and hypertension, endocrinology, nutrition, and other areas. These specialists work together to develop a therapy plan tailored to your individual needs. Innovative research Mayo researchers in nephrology and hypertension work on clinical trials and other research with ...

Pseudotumor cerebri - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/pseudotumor-cerebri/symptoms-causes/syc-20354031

Sep 10th, 2019 - Overview Pseudotumor cerebri (SOO-doe-too-mur SER-uh-bry) occurs when the pressure inside your skull (intracranial pressure) increases for no obvious reason. It's also called idiopathic intracranial hypertension. Symptoms mimic those of a brain tumor. The increased intracranial pressure can cause swelling of the optic nerve and result in vision loss. Medications often can reduce this pressure a...

End-stage renal disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/end-stage-renal-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20354532

Aug 16th, 2019 - Overview End-stage renal disease, also called end-stage kidney disease, occurs when chronic kidney disease — the gradual loss of kidney function — reaches an advanced state. In end-stage renal disease, your kidneys are no longer able to work as they should to meet your body's needs. Your kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from your blood, which are then excreted in your urine. When your ki...

End-stage renal disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/end-stage-renal-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354542

Aug 16th, 2019 - End-stage renal disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, nephrologists and hypertension specialists work closely with other specialists, including cardiologists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, nurses, educators and dietitians to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to people who have end-stage renal disease. This means that you're not getting just one opinion ...

Chronic kidney disease - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-kidney-disease/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20354527

Aug 14th, 2019 - Diagnosis Kidney biopsy Kidney biopsy During a kidney biopsy, your doctor uses a needle to remove a small sample of kidney tissue for lab testing. The biopsy needle is inserted through your skin and is often directed using the guidance of an imaging device, such as an ultrasound transducer. As a first step toward diagnosis of kidney disease, your doctor discusses your personal and family histor...

Lupus nephritis - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/lupus-nephritis/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354338

Aug 14th, 2019 - Lupus nephritis care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team A team of doctors from different specialties will manage your care, including those who focus on kidney disease (nephrologists). Your Mayo Clinic doctors can work closely with your local primary care doctor or kidney specialist to ensure that you're getting the right treatment and follow-up care. Caring for someone with lupus nephri...

Chronic kidney disease - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-kidney-disease/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20354531

Aug 14th, 2019 - Chronic kidney disease care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team At Mayo Clinic, nephrologists and hypertension specialists work closely with other specialists, including cardiologists, endocrinologists, pharmacists, nurses, educators and dietitians to deliver high-quality, cost-effective care to people who have chronic kidney disease. This means that you're not getting just one opinion — ...

Chronic kidney disease - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/chronic-kidney-disease/symptoms-causes/syc-20354521

Aug 14th, 2019 - Overview Chronic kidney disease, also called chronic kidney failure, describes the gradual loss of kidney function. Your kidneys filter wastes and excess fluids from your blood, which are then excreted in your urine. When chronic kidney disease reaches an advanced stage, dangerous levels of fluid, electrolytes and wastes can build up in your body. In the early stages of chronic kidney disease, ...

Reduce the Risk of High Blood Pressure
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/13085-preventing-high-blood-pressure

Jul 16th, 2019 - What is high blood pressure? High blood pressure, or hypertension, is a dangerous condition that can lead to strokes, heart attacks, heart failure, or kidney disease. How can you reduce your risk of high blood pressure? Fortunately, there are certain things you can do to help reduce your risk of developing high blood pressure. These include the following: Eat right: A healthy diet is an importa...

Hypertension Treatment
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/12274-hypertension-treatment-overview

Jul 16th, 2019 - Why is high blood pressure (hypertension) dangerous? Hypertension, or high blood pressure, is dangerous because it can lead to strokes, heart attacks, heart failure, or kidney disease. The goal of hypertension treatment is to lower harmful high pressures and protect important organs, such as the brain, heart, and kidneys. In studies, treatment for hypertension has been associated with reduction...

Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/nephrogenic-systemic-fibrosis/symptoms-causes/syc-20352299

Jun 7th, 2019 - Overview Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis is a rare disease that occurs mainly in people with advanced kidney failure with or without dialysis. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis may resemble skin diseases, such as scleroderma and scleromyxedema, with thickening and darkening developing on large areas of the skin. Nephrogenic systemic fibrosis can also affect internal organs, such as the heart, kidneys...

Hypertension (Normal Vs. High Blood Pressure)
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/4314-hypertension-high-blood-pressure

May 20th, 2019 - What is high blood pressure? Blood pressure is the measurement of the pressure or force of blood pushing against blood vessel walls. In hypertension (high blood pressure), the pressure against the blood vessel walls is consistently too high. High blood pressure is often called the “silent killer” because you may not be aware that anything is wrong, but the damage is occurring within your body. ...

IgA nephropathy (Berger's disease) - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iga-nephropathy/symptoms-causes/syc-20352268

May 16th, 2019 - Overview IgA nephropathy (nuh-FROP-uh-thee), also known as Berger's disease, is a kidney disease that occurs when an antibody called immunoglobulin A (IgA) builds up in your kidneys. This results in local inflammation that, over time, can hamper your kidneys' ability to filter waste from your blood. IgA nephropathy usually progresses slowly over years, but the course of the disease varies from ...

IgA nephropathy (Berger's disease) - Care at Mayo Clinic - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iga-nephropathy/care-at-mayo-clinic/mac-20352278

May 16th, 2019 - IgA nephropathy care at Mayo Clinic Your Mayo Clinic care team Specialists from nephrology, hypertension and pathology work together in the diagnosis and treatment of people with IgA nephropathy. They also work with your local doctor to coordinate follow-up care. The large number of nephrologists at Mayo Clinic allows some doctors to subspecialize in specific aspects of kidney medicine, includi...

IgA nephropathy (Berger's disease) - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/iga-nephropathy/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20352274

May 16th, 2019 - Diagnosis IgA nephropathy is often detected after you notice blood in your urine or when a routine test shows that you have protein or blood in your urine. These tests can help identify which kidney disease you have: Urine tests. Blood or protein in the urine, a possible first sign of IgA nephropathy, might be discovered during a routine checkup. If your doctor suspects that you have problems w...

Leg & Foot Ulcers
https://my.clevelandclinic.org/health/diseases/17169-leg-and-foot-ulcers

May 15th, 2019 - What are ulcers? Ulcers are wounds or open sores that will not heal or keep returning. What causes leg ulcers? Leg ulcers may be caused by medical conditions such as: Poor circulation, often caused by arteriosclerosis Venous insufficiency (a failure of the valves in the veins of the leg that causes congestion and slowing of blood circulation in the veins) Other disorders of clotting and circula...