A dialysis (or renal) diet is one that is prescribed for people who have chronic renal failure and are on dialysis. Diet and nutrition are a vital part of living well with kidney disease/failure.
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There are quite a few words and terminology that one has to learn when they become a hemodialysis patient. In order to better understand what is happening, knowing the lingo goes a long way. Here is a list of some of the basic terms that every person on hemodialysis needs to know in order to have...
The fluid restriction is a difficult part of being on dialysis, but it's vitally important to try to stick the one liter a day limit.
It's important for everyone to understand what our kidneys do and how they function. Good kidney function is imperative to having good health. Most people know that the kidneys are two organs that remove waste products and excess fluid from the blood. These bi-products (in the blood) are...