Kidney Disease

Information for those with chronic kidney disease in stages 1-5. Learn about nutrition like phosphorus, potassium, sodium and more.

Itching in Kidney Disease: Where it comes from and what you can do

Itching in Kidney Disease: What’s it From and How to Stop it

Do you find yourself constantly wanting to scratch? You may not realize there is a link between your kidney disease and itchy skin. If your kidneys are not functioning properly you may be suffering from uraemic pruritus. This itching in kidney disease is common for many people with chronic kidney disease. Read on to learn …

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PRAL: Understanding Potential Renal Acid Load for Kidney Disease

PRAL: Understanding Potential Renal Acid Load for Kidney Disease

PRAL or the potential renal acid load refers to the amount of acid produced when foods are digested. The higher the PRAL, the more acid produced. This also means more work for your kidneys. Those with poor kidney function should consider their PRAL food intake. Learn how different foods can help or hurt your kidneys …

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The Keto Diet for Kidney Disease

The Keto Diet for Kidney Disease: What CKD Patients Should Know

Even after many years of varying diet trends, the keto diet is still around. Is there a place for the keto diet for kidney disease?

With stage 3, stage 4, transplant or any other stage of kidney disease, there are important factors to consider when it comes to a diet- ketogenic or not.

Let’s dive into what the keto diet for ckd patients is all about!