Kidneys

How to Get More Protein In Your Diet as a Dialysis Patient

Kidneys

Individuals going through dialysis are encouraged to follow the recommendations of their doctor and dietitian regarding their diets. A stricter limit ...

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Common Kidney Disease Symptoms

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If you are worried about chronic kidney disease, the first thing you may look for is a list of symptoms. The problem is that in the early stages, you ...

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Getting Flavor with a Renal Diet

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When you are on a renal diet, it is imperative that you find ways to make sure you enjoy the foods you are eating. You don’t want to become sick of ...

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The Different Stages of Kidney Disease

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Your doctor is going to look at the results of blood tests and urinalyses to determine if you have kidney disease and what stage you are in. ...

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Staying Positive Throughout Dialysis

Kidneys

When you got the diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD), you were probably scared and had a million questions. When the doctors told you that you ...

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Kidney Disease Nutrition Tips

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A diagnosis of chronic kidney disease (CKD) can be, as far as a disease is concerned, a life sentence. However, it is not a death sentence. There are ...

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How to Keep Your Kidneys Healthy

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Here at Satellite Healthcare, we want your kidneys to be as healthy as possible for as long as possible. Did you know that people over 40 lose about ...

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What Causes Kidney Disease?

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Maybe you had a blood test and your doctor told you there is a problem with your kidneys. It could be an elevated creatinine or blood urea nitrogen ...

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5 Things You Didn't Know About Kidney Disease

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Most people are born with two kidneys. Even in the rare instance of being born with one, it grows to the size of two kidneys and functions just as ...

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How to go on Vacation While on Dialysis

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When a dialysis patient begins to think about going on vacation, there are plenty of things that should be done prior to taking off. They must make ...

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All About Catheters

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During dialysis treatment, some patients may require a catheter as an access point. This is a soft tube that is often placed into one of the body’s ...

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Getting a Fistula

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Do know what a fistula is and how it effects dialysis patients? A fistula is the access used for dialysis made by joining a vein in the arm and an ...

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