Category Archives: FAQ
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 »
Antioxidants and Anti-inflammatory Foods and the Kidney Diet
When plants are eaten we actually ingest the plant’s immune system. Our bodies benefit from some of the compounds in plant foods. Learn more about…Continue Reading »
Dietary Protein, BUN and Creatinine: What's the Connection?
If you have been told you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), you may be familiar with the lab values BUN and creatinine. BUN stands for…Continue Reading »