At Kidney Disease and Hypertension PC
in Flint and Lapeer, Michigan, we strive to provide outstanding kidney care to our patients. Our goal is to dispense expert kidney disease and hypertension information and advice while providing treatments to achieve the best possible results. We employ the most up-to-date medical knowledge and skill as we treat our patients with care and dignity.
Our Flint Office Staff Members:
Rowena Champion, Carmen Crusan, Selina Merriwether, Amy Baker
Basic acid balance disorders are those that affect normal basal balance and cause as a consequence a deviation in blood pH. There are several levels of severity, some of which can result in the death of the subject.
Acute Renal Failure (ARF) is defined as the decreased ability of the kidneys to remove waste nitrogen products established in hours to days.
Chronic kidney disease (CKD) worsens slowly for months or years. Patients may not notice any symptoms for some time. Loss of function can be so slow that patients do not have the symptoms until the kidneys have almost stopped working.
There are numerous Hydroelectrolytic disorders of all alterations of body water content or electrolytes in the human body. More serious electrolyte disturbances involve abnormalities in sodium, potassium, and /or calcium levels.
It is the last stage of chronic kidney disease. This is when the kidneys can no longer meet a body's needs. This is also called End-stage Renal Disease (ESRD).
Progressive glomerulonephritis may lead to chronic renal failure, impaired renal, or renal function. If there is a nephrotic syndrome and if a patient can control it, it is possible that other symptoms also can be controlled.
The presence of blood in the urine, also known as Hematuria, is quite common, and, in most cases, is not serious. There are two types of Hematuria.
Hypertension is caused by excessively high blood pressure on the artery wall. High blood pressure can lead to strokes and brain hemorrhages.
The terms Renal Calculus, Nephrolithiasis, renal stone, and kidney stone refer to the formation of a piece of solid material composed of phosphate and calcium or uric acid within the kidney from substances that are in the urine.
Kidney transplantation is the transplantation of a kidney in a patient.
Metabolic syndrome is a group of conditions that put a patient at risk of developing heart disease and type 2 diabetes. These conditions are high blood pressure and Glucose (a type of sugar) in the blood. Also present are elevated blood levels of triglycerides, a type of fat.
It is a kidney disorder that is transmitted from parents to children. In this disease, multiple cysts are formed in the kidneys, which increase their size.
Pregnancy is an event that has repercussion on multiple organs and systems. The kidneys are not exempt from these changes. Issues can be gestural nephropathies, acute and chronic nephritis, lupus nephropathy, diabetes and renal tuberculosis and postpartum hemolytic uremic syndrome, among other renal diseases.
Proteinuria is defined by the presence of proteins in the urine. In adults, it refers to a urinary excretion of higher than 150 mg in 24 hours - a marker of renal injury,