Comparing Kidney Diets: Peritoneal Dialysis vs. Hemodialysis
In any situation, there are pros and cons when deciding between two options. Making the decision for which form of dialysis to treat end stage…Continue Reading »
Why are Calcimimetics Prescribed for Kidney Patients?
Calcimimetics are prescribed to treat a condition called secondary hyperparathyroidism (hyper-para-thyroid-ism). In this condition the parathyroid glands are overactive. Kidney failure often causes the parathyroid glands…Continue Reading »
Go Low: Lower Potassium Fruit and Vegetable Choices
Summertime is here and full of fresh fruit and vegetable choices. While these fresh foods are packed with healthy vitamins and minerals, some produce choices…Continue Reading »