by Kimberly Allen, RN In the past chronic kidney disease, or CK,D went by other names like chronic renal failure and chronic renal disease.  Today, CKD is used as an umbrella term to cover a variety of structural and functional conditions that lead to kidney damage and their inability to...

by Kimberly Allen, RN In the past chronic kidney disease, or CK,D went by other names like chronic renal failure and chronic renal disease. Today, CKD is used as an umbrella term to cover a variety of structural and functional conditions that lead to kidney damage and their inability to...

diaysis access illustrations | Hemodialysis Grafts - Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation

diaysis access illustrations | Hemodialysis Grafts - Registered Physician in Vascular Interpretation

Many people do not realize or understand what is involved when someone undergoes dialysis.  This is a good illustration.  Something I never want to endure again.

Many people do not realize or understand what is involved when someone undergoes dialysis. This is a good illustration. Something I never want to endure again.

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People on kidney dialysis have different vitamin and diet needs than the general population. Dialysis “washes out” some vitamins. Other vitamins may build up in your body to unsafe levels. Your doctor may prescribe a supplement, and it is likely to be a special vitamin just for people on dialysis. Check with your doctor before taking any over-the-counter vitamins, herbal supplements, or folk remedies.

People on kidney dialysis have different vitamin and diet needs than the general population. Dialysis “washes out” some vitamins. Other vitamins may build up in your body to unsafe levels. Your doctor may prescribe a supplement, and it is likely to be a special vitamin just for people on dialysis. Check with your doctor before taking any over-the-counter vitamins, herbal supplements, or folk remedies.

Escape to Singapore with this delicious dish, right in your very own kitchen! #kidneydiettips #diabetesrecipes

Escape to Singapore with this delicious dish, right in your very own kitchen! #kidneydiettips #diabetesrecipes

Peritoneal dialysis patients may need to take a few extra precautions and steps to avoid peritonitis and exit site infections during the summer months. Check out this graphic for tips.

Peritoneal dialysis patients may need to take a few extra precautions and steps to avoid peritonitis and exit site infections during the summer months. Check out this graphic for tips.

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