A nephrologist checking a patients kidney.

At Faith Regional Physician Services, our nephrologist, Dr. Jonathan Weitzmann, specializes in diagnosing and managing a variety of kidney diseases. If you have been diagnosed with a kidney disease or have symptoms of kidney disease, we can help.

Symptoms of Kidney Disease

Early kidney disease is known to be silent. However, your primary care provider can suspect kidney disease based on blood test results. If you have the following symptoms, you may have advanced kidney disease:

  • Blood in the Urine
  • Fatigue
  • Foamy Urine
  • Frequent Headaches
  • High Blood Pressure
  • Itchiness all over the Body
  • Loss of Appetite
  • Muscle Cramps or Pain in the Lower Back (Not aggravated by movement)
  • Nausea and Vomiting
  • Puffiness Around the Eyes or Swelling of Hands and Feet
  • Skin May Darken

You may be referred to a nephrologist if you experience any of the symptoms listed above or if you receive the following diagnosis:

  • Protein or blood in your urine
  • Severe high blood pressure

Other conditions, such as diabetes, can also lead to chronic kidney disease.

How Our Nephrologist Can Help

Our nephrologist will advise you on the cause of your kidney disease and find a solution to control and slow down your progression. Treatment options can vary depending on the cause and severity of disease. However, some treatments may include:

  • Diabetes Management
  • Diet & Lifestyle Modifications
  • High Blood Pressure Management
  • Medications to Treat Anemia
  • Medications to Lower Cholesterol Levels
  • Medications to Protect your Bones

Nephrology Physicians

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Nephrology Clinics

2701 W. Norfolk Ave., Floor 3
Norfolk, NE 68701 Ph: (402) 844-8131 Fax: (402) 844-8130 Hours: Tuesday - Friday 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Directions