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 »
Menu suggestions for a dialysis diet summertime lunch
Looking for a refreshing lunch for a warm summer day? Try one of these low sodium, low potassium, low phosphorus menus: #1 A scoop of chilled…Continue Reading »
Fluid calculation tips for dialysis patients following a fluid restriction
Following a dialysis diet fluid restriction is easier if a person has a plan to keep up with the amount of liquids consumed each day….Continue Reading »
Dairy Delicious: Milk and Cheese Products for Kidney Patients
Looking for another alternative to milk and cheese for your renal diet? A company from New York, Delicious Milk Company, Inc., has engineered Dairy Delicious…Continue Reading »
Could a kidney patient double up on a multivitamin instead of taking renal vitamins?
Multivitamins or standard over-the-counter supplements are not suggested for dialysis patients as a replacement for renal vitamins for several reasons: Patients with kidney failure require…Continue Reading »