A proper diet is crucial to maintaining proper renal and overall health. Potassium is a very important mineral in the body that most individuals are only vaguely aware of until their renal condition declines and are told by their doctor/dietitian to limit its intake.
Patients with a diagnosis like Alport syndrome often feel helpless to impact the outcome of their own health. While there are some things patients cannot change, there are many things they can influence.
November is traditionally the month when an emphasis is placed on men’s health issues, particularly those conditions which are preventable or where early treatment can make a significant difference – conditions like Alport syndrome.