Blog Posts in 2018

Simple Ways to Stay Active

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We know fitting in a workout routine can often feel impossible, but with a few lifestyle changes, an active lifestyle can be a breeze. Simply adding a ...

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Staying Healthy Through Flu Season

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Flu season is here, and for someone dealing with CKD, the flu comes with a high risk of complications. Staying healthy is the best defense against the ...

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Sticking to Your Diet During The Holidays

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Being on dialysis means changes in many aspects of life, including how you celebrate the holidays. Having chronic kidney disease doesn't mean missing ...

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5 Tips For an Energized and Healthy Holiday Season

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The holiday season is here and for most of us, that means indulging in some traditional favorites. While delicious, too much can cause health problems ...

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Vitamin Supplements for Kidney Disease Patients

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People with kidney disease may not naturally make or be able to get from food certain vitamins and other nutrients. Here are some vitamin supplements ...

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Tips for a Kidney-Friendly Halloween

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With Halloween around the corner, go ahead and enjoy an occasional treat but remember not all candy is created equal! Here are some candies with a ...

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Low Potassium Foods You Must Try

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People living with CKD have to limit the amount of potassium in their foods. “There’s a trick to success,” says Arlene Grant, renal dietitian. “Focus ...

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Why Do I Need Different Amounts of Vitamins and Minerals?

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People living with CKD have special needs when it comes to vitamins and minerals. There are several reasons why. Our body gets vitamins and minerals ...

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Low Phosphorus Foods You Must Try

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We took a trip with renal dietitian Arlene Grant to Sprouts Farmers Market, where she found some great low phosphorus food options. Try these! In need ...

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Fall Favorite Meals Tailor Made For Kidney Health

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Who said watching what you eat has to be boring? Keeping a healthy diet is vital to your kidney health, but that doesn’t mean you can’t spice up your ...

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How Long Can Someone Be On Dialysis?

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Carolyn Latham, Vice President, Clinical Leadership, Satellite Healthcare and Past National President of ANNA Today, it is possible for someone with ...

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Getting Relief From Restless Leg Syndrome

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Notice an uncomfortable sensation in your legs when you sit too long, relax, or try to sleep? Does it keep you up at night or disrupts your dialysis ...

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Dialysis and a Plant-based Diet

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The media is full of talk about the benefits of a plant-based diet. Many people on dialysis wonder if the benefits apply to them too. And, it’s a ...

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How Yoga Can Improve Kidney Health

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If you are looking for a new and fun way to get in some daily movement while working towards better kidney and overall health — consider yoga! With a ...

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Pets and Peritoneal Dialysis? Absolutely!

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For most of us, pets are family. Bringing dialysis treatments home doesn’t mean having to find a new one for your animal buddy. “My cats are my kids!” ...

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