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Low Potassium Diet: Necessary for all People with CKD?
Potassium restriction is not required by all people with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Usually those on hemodialysis or in late stage kidney failure, but not…Continue Reading »
Is there an online resource to help with planning a kidney diet?
Hang on—help is on the way! DaVita.com is creating an online meal planner called the DaVita Diet Helper. It provides kidney-friendly meals and snacks based…Continue Reading »
What are some foods that boost calories but are low in sodium, potassium and phosphorus?
Some calorie boosters include: butter mints cranberry juice cranberry sauce frosting fruit roll-ups hard candy honey jam or jelly jelly beans marshmallows pancake syrup regular…Continue Reading »
How much fluid can a person with chronic kidney disease on peritoneal dialysis (PD) consume?
Generally, peritoneal dialysis patients begin with a fluid restriction of 64 ounces or 2000 ml (2 liters) each day. This amount is then adjusted up…Continue Reading »