Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic (CKD Clinic)
The Chronic Kidney Disease Clinic (CKD Clinic) is a patient education centered initiative which offers kidney disease education, dietary counseling, lifestyle coaching, and full exploration of treatment options. Chronic Kidney Disease education it to help prevent further deteriation of kidney function. Through this education NAKS wants to teach patients how to take care of their kidney's. NAKS mission is to stave off kidney disease progression and to empower patients to be proactive partners in their healthcare. Under the care of board-certified physicians Dr. Handelsman, Dr. Nguyen and their staff, you will feel confident that your health and quality of life is North Atlanta Kidney Specialists priority.
|• We introduce all patients to CKD: definition, risk factors, staging, diagnosis, signs/symptoms, diet and lifestyle changes • For patients in Stages 4 and 5, we offer 6 CKD Clinic courses over the patient’s lifetime, covering an overview of CKD, the renal diet, healthful lifestyle, and treatment options for kidney failure • When patients are in late Stage 3 or 4, we help them make informed decisions about their treatment options • We offer thorough education about dialysis options, renal transplant, and other treatment pathways • Blood Pressure Log, Blood Glucose Log • Dietary and dialysis access referral information • Please call for appointment|
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