Quality Care for Your Kidneys

Floyd Valley Healthcare in Le Mars, IA is your partner in nephrology. Our visiting nephrology specialists are here to nurture your kidney health with compassionate care, prompt diagnosis and effective treatment plans. The services provided by our visiting nephrology specialists are tailored to the needs of our patients, promoting optimal health and well-being.

What Is Nephrology?

Nephrology is a branch of medical science focused on kidney-related conditions. Nephrology services are geared towards preventing, diagnosing and treating various illnesses that affect the function of the kidneys, which, in turn, influence the body as a whole. Our visiting nephrology doctors understand the urgency of quality nephrology treatment and work to accommodate our patients with comprehensive care.

Common Kidney Conditions

Many different types of kidney conditions affect individuals of all ages. Some of the conditions commonly seen in our nephrology clinic include but are not limited to: 

  • Chronic kidney disease 
  • Acute kidney injury 
  • Kidney stones 
  • Polycystic kidney disease 
  • Glomerulonephritis 
  • Electrolyte disorders 
  • Diabetes-related kidney disease
  • Genetic kidney diseases 
  • High blood pressure 
  • And more

Nephrology Treatments and Procedures 

At Floyd Valley Healthcare, our nephrology visiting specialists are trained in diagnosing and treating various kidney conditions through advanced nephrology treatments and procedures. Our nephrology services include: 

  • Kidney biopsies 
  • Kidney medication management 
  • Blood pressure management
  • And more

Importance of Kidney Health 

Kidneys are instrumental in the overall function of the body. They filter the body’s waste and toxins from the bloodstream. They regulate the water, salt and minerals that regulate blood pressure. Additionally, kidneys also contribute to sufficient red blood cell production. 

Kidney Disease Prevention 

Prevention is the most effective way to promote long-term health for your kidneys. Our visiting specialists are here to help you navigate kidney disease risk factors and transform your lifestyle to mitigate the risk of kidney conditions. Prevention begins with your diet, and we work diligently to help you get on the path to optimal health. 

Kidney-Friendly Diet and Lifestyle 

Managing your diet and lifestyle is transformational. We are here to help you adopt a kidney-friendly diet, including a controlled intake of sodium, potassium, phosphorus and protein. Exercise and healthy habits are also crucial as your overall health contributes to the function of your vital organs, including your kidneys. 

Symptoms of Kidney Problems 

When the kidneys are not functioning as they should, you will likely notice symptoms that suggest it’s time to schedule an appointment with a nephrology doctor. Common symptoms of kidney issues include: 

  • Chronic fatigue 
  • Itchy, dry skin 
  • More frequent urination 
  • Blood in the urine 
  • Foam-like urine 
  • Swelling near the eyes from fluid retention 

How Nephrology Can Help 

Floyd Valley Healthcare’s visiting specialists provide compassionate nephrology care that sets the standard for quality kidney treatment. Our team of specialists effectively detect, diagnose and treat kidney concerns to get our patients on the path to optimized health and healing. 

Safeguard Your Kidney Health Today 

From preventative testing to comprehensive kidney disease treatment, rely on Floyd Valley Healthcare for industry-leading nephrology services.

Contact our friendly team today to discuss your nephrology needs. We look forward to providing you with renowned nephrology care tailored to your needs and concerns. 

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