Tag Archives: Phosphorus
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 »
Including High Phosphorus Foods in a Low Phosphorus Diet
Today’s kidney diet approach works to reduce restrictions while creating a diet lifestyle that works for you and your dialysis treatment plan. While categorizing high…Continue Reading »
Phosphorus Update: And You Thought Dark Colas were Bad News
So you’ve been avoiding dark colas to help manage your serum phosphorus level. Yet, you are still struggling to keep it in goal range. Well,…Continue Reading »