Tag Archives: CKD
Kidney Health 101: What are Stage 1 and 2 Kidney Disease?
Did you know that chronic kidney disease (CKD) comes in stages? There are five stages of CKD and you may have heard from your doctor…Continue Reading »
Managing Diabetes and Kidney Diets: Mealtime Suggestions
Uncontrolled diabetes can be dangerous, especially for the kidneys. The kidneys can be damaged by high blood sugar levels. This damage is permanent and can…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 »
Kidney-Friendly Recipe Review: Easy Low Phosphorus Fudge
Have you been looking for a low phosphorus chocolate fix? Well, Easy Low Phosphorus Fudge might be a great option for you! Many of the patients…Continue Reading »
How DaVita Diet Helper Helps Me Manage Chronic Kidney Disease: A User’s Story
I learned I have chronic kidney disease (CKD) in 2013 when I was hospitalized with a blood pressure (BP) of 240/110. At the time, my…Continue Reading »
Getting ready for 2010–tips for managing chronic kidney disease
The period between Christmas and New Years is a great time to wind down, reflect and gear up for the year ahead. I always like…Continue Reading »