16 Jun 4 Ways Patients Living With Alport syndrome Can Stay Healthy
This Father’s Day, honor the men in your household living with Alport syndrome by making sure they have the best kidney care possible.
1. If you have a family history of Alport syndrome, make sure all males in the family have been tested.
2. Ensure they are receiving the most current treatment by printing the treatment recommendations found on our website. These guidelines are available for doctors of pediatric or adult, and for families there is a simplified version of the pediatric recommendations.
3. Encourage your family to take their medications as prescribed. Many prescriptions used by Alport syndrome patients can protect the kidneys and slow kidney failure.
4. Maintain a healthy lifestyle, including appropriate diet and exercise.
Taking these simple steps and following your doctor’s instructions can help the men in your life stay healthy longer.