AJ Pampalone, DO
Location and Office HoursNorthwest Indiana Nephrology
606 E Lincolnway
Valparaiso, IN 46383
- monday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
- tuesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
- wednesday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
- thursday: 8:00AM - 5:00PM
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Can I choose where to die if I stop dialysis?
National Kidney Foundation answeredIf you choose to stop dialysis, your wishes about where you want to die will be honored as much as possible. Many people choose to die at home, where they feel more comfortable in familiar surroundings. If you choose this option, your social worker can assist you and your family in making any special arrangements for your care at home. A nursing home may be another option for some people. A hospital admission is not always available, depending on your insurance coverage and your overall medical condition. Your healthcare team can help you decide if hospitalization is an option for you if you wish.
What does potassium have to do with kidney disease?
National Kidney Foundation answeredPotassium is a mineral that the body uses to conduct electricity through our muscles and for regulating our heart. In this video from the National Kidney Foundation, learn how people with kidney disease can manage their potassium intake.
What is chronic kidney disease?
Chronic kidney disease happens when your kidneys no longer filter your blood the way they should, so wastes build up in your blood. This has probably been going on for years, and it may keep getting worse over time. If your disease gets worse, you could have kidney failure.
Diabetes and high blood pressure cause most chronic kidney disease. Controlling those diseases can help slow or stop the damage to your kidneys.
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