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Unformatted text preview: ations. 2. Additional symptoms most often indicative of the complications listed below COMPLICATIONS & TREATMENT STRATEGIES: 1. Cardiovascular (i.e. HTN, CHF, CAD) a. Meet ADA, JNC, and ATPIII guidelines for glucose, blood pressure, and lipid control i. Studies show that HTN and DM are major risk factors for the development of CKD. It is additionally shown that patients with CKD are at higher risk for worsening HTN, glucose control, and hyperlipidemia, following a vicious cycle b. Manage hematological complications of CKD (anemia) i. Studies have shown that chronic anemia may cause left ventricular hypertrophy and subsequent HF 2. Dermatological (i.e. pruritis, easily bruising, peeling skin or chafing) 3. Endocrine (i.e. hyperparathyroidism, infertility, sexual dysfunction) a. Control phosphate and prevent compensatory increase...
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