Kidneys

The Five Stages of Chronic Kidney Disease

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The five stages of Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) are based on how well kidneys are working. Early stages can have few symptoms, which is why it’s ...

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5 Things Chronic Kidney Disease Patients Need to Know

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We know a diagnosis of kidney disease can be an overwhelming thing to hear, but we are here to help make it a little less scary for you. Here are a ...

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The Link Between Weight and Kidney Disease

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Maintaining a healthy weight is important but easier said than done. Here are a few tips: Understand BMI. It’s not so much about the overall number on ...

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Hemodialysis Treatment While You Sleep

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Longer hemodialysis treatments gently remove waste and extra fluid from the blood. By having these treatments while you sleep —you’ll feel your best ...

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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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Kidney Friendly Summer Snacks

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With all the summer food temptations around, it is easy to fall off the healthy diet wagon and give in to your sweet tooth. Though the occasional ...

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Avoid Heat Illness With These Summer Tips

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Enjoying your family and friends is a great way to keep spirits high, but with the excess heat summertime brings, you’ll want to be careful not to ...

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Enjoying National Picnic Month With These Kidney-Friendly Tips

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July is National Picnic Month, and nothing says summer more than a beautiful midday picnic in the park! To make the most of your day, and get the ...

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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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Separating Dialysis Myths From The Facts

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To separate fact from fiction, let’s take a look at some common dialysis myths. Myth: Your Diet Changes Drastically Yes, being on dialysis might mean ...

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Top Summer Fitness Tips For Kidney Health

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Summer is here! Now is the time to get out there and enjoy the great outdoors. The beautiful warm weather and sunshine can lead to a boost in energy, ...

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Adding Protein Into Your Diet

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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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