Kidney-Friendly Cookout Tips for Your CKD

It’s grilling season! The sun is shining, the grill smells great, and you're having fun with your family outside. There are so many options for patients with CKD at a cookout.

Herbs and Supplements with CKD

Herbal supplements have become a popular topic for those with CKD. Many websites claim that there are certain herbal supplements that can “cure” kidney disease. These claims have been proven false and are oftentimes more harmful than helpful for those with CKD. Before trying a new supplement or herbal tea, it is important to speak with your doctor and dietitian to ensure that it is the right choice for you.

A brief look at what your dietitian does for you

When a person with kidney failure begins outpatient hemodialysis, they are introduced to a variety of members on their dialysis team. One of those members are a renal dietitian. So, what exactly does a kidney dialysis dietitian do once you start outpatient hemodialysis? Steve The Kidney Nurse is here to help you find out!

Chronic Kidney Disease & the Risk of a Stroke

Did you know that patients with kidney disease are at risk of having a stroke, which is a leading cause of morbidity and mortality worldwide? In fact, the risk of stroke is 5-30 times higher in patients with chronic kidney disease, especially on dialysis. So, what exactly is a stroke?

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Acute Kidney Injury (AKI): What You Need to Know?

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Informed Consent for Hemodialysis: What You Should Know?

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Working on Dialysis: What are the Benefits

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