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9 tips for a budget- and kidney-friendly diet

This (involving family) teaches others not only to help out and be responsible, but you can also teach them about healthy eating and shopping on a budget. Continue reading

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Calcium is important, but limit intake

We all need calcium, but if you are managing your potassium and phosphorus intake like most dialysis patients, you have to enjoy calcium differently than you have in the past. Continue reading

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How and why do you manage potassium?

SURVIVAL TIP: Most foods from the garden or grove have potassium. Learn which sources boast the most. Bananas, tomatoes, potatoes, and mushrooms are packed with the potassium, as are many fruits. Dialysis patients must manage how much potassium they consume. … Continue reading

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Limiting phosphorus requires attention

SURVIVAL TIP: Managing what you eat to keep labs within range is critical. Several elements of your blood work affect your health and must be observed for you to remain well. If you have diabetes, you must manage your sugar … Continue reading

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