Lifestyle

Focusing on the benefits of lifestyle changes for kidney disease. Learn about topics like sleep, exercise, your medical team and more when you have CKD.

Why are kidneys important

Why are Kidneys Important?

Could you answer if someone asked you, “why are kidneys important?” When we think about chronic kidney disease, we usually think about the changes in the diet, medications, and yes, dialysis. However, to better understand why such changes are encouraged, it’s helpful to understand exactly why kidneys are important. About the Kidney The kidney is …

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Your Kidney Specialist: How to Have a Valuable Appointment

A referral to a kidney specialist is one of the first (and important) steps in taking care of your kidney disease. Seeing a new specialist about a new health condition can be very overwhelming. And if you’ve already been seeing your kidney specialist, it may not be overwhelming but you might feel that your appointments …

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