Proteinuria in Lupus Nephritis: Video tips and the bottom line

Watch YouTube video about proteinuria in lupus nephritis. It contains lots of great advice on helping your doctor identify lupus nephritis early and how to treat it

Proteinuria in lupus nephritis. This is what a kidney looks like
Proteinuria in lupus nephritis. This is what a kidney looks like
You will learn about proteinuria in lupus nephritis, tips and tricks to help you and your doctors:
– Proteinuria in lupus nephritis (LN) = excessive protein in the urine. Helps us diagnose LN
– Why lupus nephritis is important for all systemic lupus patients. It occurs in 45% – 50% of Americans with systemic lupus.  There are more than 100,000 Americans with lupus nephritis.
How to properly collect a urine specimen
– The symptoms of lupus nephritis, such as foamy urine (due to proteinuria in lupus nephritis), swollen ankles, fatigue, and urinating more at night
          Did you know that the most common symptom of early lupus nephritis is no symptoms at all?
– The different kinds of lupus nephritis
– How it is diagnosed
– The importance of diet, exercise, mindfulness in helping not only systemic lupus erythematosus, but also lupus nephritis.
– The roles of different health care providers in caring for lupus nephritis
How it is treated
– What happens when it is not treated
– How to get the most out of virtual online doctor visits
– An online support group for people who have lupus nephritis
– Lupus and high blood pressure. Why it is important to work on good BP control.
– How to prevent end stage lupus nephritis (kidney failure)
Video produced by Lupus Foundation of New England and Marisa Zeppieri “Lupus Chick”

Presented by Dr. Donald Thomas, MD, author of “The Lupus Encyclopedia” and “The Lupus Secrets

Sponsored by Aurinia Pharmaceuticals

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Donald Thomas, MD author of “The Lupus Encyclopedia” and “The Lupus Secrets”

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