Treatment of Chronic Kidney Disease
You will be referred to a specialist called a nephrologist, who is dedicated to managing kidney diseases. The goals of chronic kidney disease treatment are to:
- Prevent or delay progression of kidney damage
- Prevent and treat complications
Treatment of less advanced stages may include:
Last reviewedMay 2014by Adrienne Carmack, MD
Please be aware that this information is provided to supplement the care provided by your physician. It is neither intended nor implied to be a substitute for professional medical advice. CALL YOUR HEALTHCARE PROVIDER IMMEDIATELY IF YOU THINK YOU MAY HAVE A MEDICAL EMERGENCY. Always seek the advice of your physician or other qualified health provider prior to starting any new treatment or with any questions you may have regarding a medical condition.