Kidney disease affects over 660,000 people in the United States, making it one of the most common illnesses among Americans. The symptoms of kidney disease itself are often not the worst of it, though. It is the link between other common metabolic disorders such as diabetes and heart disease that make it even more dangerous. […]
Especially during the holidays, it is common to raise a glass to celebrate the past year and the one ahead. If you have chronic kidney disease, you might be worried about how alcohol could affect your health. Before you imbibe too much, or before you deny yourself that glass of eggnog, you should learn the […]
If you have recently been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, you likely have a lot of questions. You might even be scared about your health and what the future holds. What do you do next? Information is your strongest tool. Understanding what chronic kidney disease is and what changes you need to make are […]
Learn more about how to eat when you are in the early stages of Chronic Kidney Disease.
Living with renal disease can put a bit of a damper on your diet. There are restrictions and guidelines to follow that are aimed at keeping your body functioning properly, or as properly as possible. Restrictions do not mean that there isn’t plenty to eat, however. Renal patients might find that they can eat more […]
This week in the podcast, I talked about my experience this last Christmas with heart disease. More specifically, with someone dying and someone living from having a heart attack. I thought I would elaborate more in this blog post. This month we are talking about how to be more heart healthy. At the end of […]