The good news is that you’re not alone and the future is bright when it comes to living with and managing IgA Nephropathy. There are more treatments being studied than ever before, including novel, targeted therapies designed to specifically treat IgA Nephropathy, one of which became the first to be approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for use in certain adults.
Finding out that you or a loved one has IgA Nephropathy can be scary and overwhelming, we know. You may feel flooded with emotions and perhaps a little uncertain about the road ahead and what it might mean for you and your family.
Treatments can help
- You feel better and more at ease
- Control the symptoms of IgA Nephropathy
- Prevent or delay end-stage kidney disease
Still, making decisions about your care isn’t always easy. Many people with IgA Nephropathy also have other health conditions to factor in too.
This section reviews factors that can shape treatment options, key considerations to keep in mind when gathering information and making decisions, as well as tips for playing an active role in your care so you fully understand your choices and can get the care you want.
To help, we’ve compiled useful information on Making Treatment Decisions.