Kidneys

Adding Protein Into Your Diet

Kidneys

Some protein is lost during each dialysis treatment. People on dialysis must eat enough protein to replace what is lost during dialysis as well as ...

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Planning a Summer Camping Trip When You Have CKD

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Just because you are undergoing dialysis treatment, doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a little getaway to the great outdoors! Besides, a little fresh area ...

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Kid's Kidney Health and The 5 Habits They Need to Learn Now

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Though kidney disease is more common among adults, that doesn’t mean prevention can’t start at an early age! Starting early, a healthy lifestyle can ...

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It's Time to Manage Your Fluid Intake

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Anything that can be liquefied at room temperature is considered a fluid. This includes ice, popsicles, ice cream, sherbets, gelatin, and soup. How ...

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10 Easy Tips to Stay on Top of Your Foot Health

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Proper foot care is essential for anyone with chronic kidney disease. Though it might seem like just another thing to put on your to-do list, foot ...

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Preparing Your Home for At-Home Dialysis

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Your First Step Towards Home Dialysis When it comes time to make the switch to home dialysis, you’ll want to be fully prepared. By switching treatment ...

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What CKD Patients Need to Know About Anemia

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Anemia is a common condition for people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Anemia is caused by too few red blood cells. Red blood cells carry oxygen ...

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3 Things To Do When Someone You Love Has Kidney Disease

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Living with kidney disease means patience, courage, and the ability to stay positive during the ups and downs of a chronic illness. This is doubly ...

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Top 3 Ways to Spice Up Your Diet While On Dialysis

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Living with kidney disease usually means changes to what you can eat and drink. A kidney (renal) dietitian will recommend a renal diet designed ...

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What Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Want Others to Know

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What should you do when a loved one has been recently diagnosed with chronic kidney disease? It’s important to stay positive, but it’s also important ...

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3 Common Kidney Disease Misconceptions

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Family, friends, and others may be eager to share thoughts and ideas on how to help you with a diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD). While our ...

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National Kidney Foundation Serving Northern California & The Pacific Northwest Elects Rick Barnett As Board Chairman

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SAN FRANCISCO — (March 1, 2018) —Rick Barnett, President & CEO of Satellite Healthcare, was elected Chairman of the Board of the National Kidney ...

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High Blood Pressure and Its Connection to Chronic Kidney Disease

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There is a strong connection between high blood pressure and chronic kidney disease. Chronic kidney disease often leads to high blood pressure, and ...

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The Best Ways to Manage Kidney Disease with Diet and Exercise

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Chronic kidney does not go away once it has begun, but you can delay its progression by controlling your diet and getting the right amount of ...

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Dialysis Depression – Patients Helping Patients

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While essential for managing one’s CKD, dialysis is a major life adjustment that brings with it a range of psychosocial challenges – such as anxiety, ...

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