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Smoking has long been identified as a health risk to everyone, but for people with kidney disease, it can be especially problematic. Read about some of the complications that arise for smokers with kidney disease.Post a comment | 1 responses
After you are diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), there are several things that you can do to slow its progression. This includes learning about the disease, communicating with your health care team and following kidney care plans carefully. Here are some fundamental tips on how to live a full life after you’re diagnosed with chronic kidney disease.Post a comment | 7 responses
When a doctor determines that bone disease is related to kidney disease, it usually means that the kidneys are not doing their job well enough to balance the body’s minerals. This condition is called renal osteodystrophy.Post a comment | 9 responses
In a person with diabetes, the pancreas does not function properly. If you have diabetes, your body either makes too little insulin or cannot appropriately use the insulin it does make, resulting in increased blood sugar levels. High blood sugar levels can harm your body and result in serious complications, such as chronic kidney disease (CKD).Post a comment | 6 responses
Dialysis patients are assigned a renal dietitian to help them eat properly. However, people with kidney disease who are not on dialysis can also benefit from a dietitian’s expertise. Learn what a renal dietitian can do if you have kidney disease and why you may need one to help you learn about and manage a kidney diet.Post a comment | 10 responses