Kidney Disease

Vitamins for Kidneys: Vitamin D and the Fat-Soluble Vitamins

Standing in the supplement aisle of a store can be intimidating to anyone. There’s no sign that points you to the “vitamins for kidneys” section, so how do you know which ones are right for you? There are varying dosages, different names for the same vitamins, store brands vs name brands, and the list goes …

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Fluid Restriction in CKD: When it’s critical and how much is too much

In many situations, there is a need for fluid restriction in CKD (chronic kidney disease). Whether it’s ckd stage 3, dialysis patients, or anywhere before or in between, a fluid restriction may become critical when caring for kidney health.  But how much fluid does that mean? What happens if you drink too much? Is there …

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Fast Foods that are Okay for Kidney Disease

Having CKD means having a full schedule, and that often means being out of the house for the whole day. So what if you can’t avoid stopping for a quick bite? Instead of choosing something that may harm you, pick one of these options to help you keep feeling your best.

Does Insurance Cover Nutritionists? Your Step-By-Step Guide to Find Out

Do you hate letting things go to waste? You may be more aware of that lettuce in the back of your fridge than you are of your health insurance benefits! For example, do you know if your health insurance will cover nutritionists? Do you know when you can see a nutritionist or for how many …

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