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Getting to know CAPD, Method of Washing Blood Through Stomach

CAPD (continuous ambulatory peritoneal dialysis) is a method of dialysis carried out through the stomach. This method utilizes a membrane in the abdominal cavity (peritoneum) that has a large surface and a lot of blood vessel tissue as a natural filter when it is passed by residual substances. Dialysis is useful for cleaning blood from metabolic waste, electrolytes, minerals, and excessive fluids due to decreased kidney function. In addition, dialysis can also help control blood pressure. Preparation Before CAPD Patients are required to undergo catheter insertion surgery first. This catheter will be useful as a place for the entry and exit of dialysis fluid, which is a sterile liquid to attract metabolic waste, minerals, electrolytes, and water from the body. In a catheter surgery, the surgeon will make a small incision (usually next to the underside of the navel), after the patient is given general or local anesthesia. From the incision, a catheter is inserted until it reaches …
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Experiencing diabetes, when drugs need to be used

Not all diabetes or diabetes must be treated with medication. At the beginning of treatment, the doctor will first advise patients to adjust their diet and adopt a healthy lifestyle, so that blood sugar levels can be controlled. Then when do drugs need to be used? First of all, we must first distinguish the type of diabetes. Diabetes or diabetes is divided into two types, namely type 1 diabetes (DMT1) which usually appears at a young age and type 2 diabetes (DMT2) which usually appears in adulthood. The main goal of managing diabetes is to control blood sugar levels, either by regulating diet, lifestyle changes, or administering diabetes medications. If blood sugar levels are not controlled, complications can arise in various organs of the body, such as the heart, kidneys, brain, and eyes. Overcoming Diabetes with Medication When administering drugs to treat diabetes can vary in each diabetics, depending on the condition of the disease and the general health of the patient. In t…

Calm Mother, These Tips on Handling Tantrums in Toddlers

When Mother was shopping with the Little One, she suddenly asked to buy a toy that was not suitable for her age. He whined, then after a long time crying, screaming, and rolling on the supermarket floor. Ouch, why do toddlers often tantrum like that? Tantrums are expressions of frustration expressed by children when they face challenges at certain times. This frustration is what triggers an anger called a tantrum. In the above situation, Little is frustrated because he did not get the toy he wanted. Children will tantrum more easily, especially if they are hungry, tired, sleepy, or thirsty. Classified as Normal Tantrums occur most often in toddlers, especially 1-4 years of age, when they are learning to communicate effectively. Mother can be relieved because tantrum habits will tend to subside along with the development of the ability of the child to express their wishes. In addition, tantrums are more often experienced by hyperactive children, children who have strong desires, …