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 »
How much fluid can a person with chronic kidney disease on hemodialysis drink?
Fluid intake for hemodialysis patients is limited between dialysis treatments since the kidneys lose the ability to make urine and remove excess fluid from the…Continue Reading »
Liquid low cholesterol egg product: use in a kidney diet
How much liquid egg product equals 1 egg? 1/4 cup = 1 egg 1/2 cup = 2 eggs 1 cup = 4 eggs one 16-ounce…Continue Reading »
What’s in the special renal vitamins for dialysis patients?
Renal vitamins contain B vitamins and a limited dose of vitamin C to help replace losses related to dialysis in those with end stage renal…Continue Reading »
How much fluid weight does a dialysis patient gain between treatments?
The amount of fluid weight gained depends on how much fluid is consumed, how often a dialysis patient has the dialysis treatment (daily versus 3…Continue Reading »