Kidney Disease

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

Ketoanalogues: How this medical food can keep kidney function!

Ketoanalogues: How This Medical Food Can Keep Kidney Function

Ketoanalogues are an increasingly fascinating part of the renal diet. The National Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Disease Outcomes Quality Initiative (KDOQI) published nutrition updates in 2020 to include evidenced-based practices of the renal diet. But what are ketoanalogues? Are they for anyone with kidney disease? How do you know when to take them? How do you …

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The Low-Potassium Diet: What You Need to Know From a Renal Dietitian

Low Potassium Diet: What You Need to Know from a Renal Dietitian

Has your doctor talked with you about a low-potassium diet? Have you been looking for information about kidney disease and read so much about potassium your head is spinning? While not everyone with kidney disease needs to follow a low-potassium diet, it may be advised to you. This can be one of the most important …

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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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