For many patients with chronic kidney disease nearing renal failure, dialysis may be an upcoming reality. Dialysis patient have a lot of dietary restrictions. What kind of dietary restrictions do dialysis patients have? The biggest restriction for dialysis patients is sodium. Patients need to watch their sodium intake closely. It is one of the functions […]
pre-dialysis diet plan
A vegetarian diet is composed of different categories. One can go vegan, lacto-vegetarian, lacto-ovo-vegetarian, pescatarian, or flexitarian. Here are the differences between these categories of vegetarian diets: • Vegan – consumes only plant-based foods and no animal-based foods • Lacto-vegetarian – consumes only plant-based foods + milk/dairy-based foods • Lacto-ovo-vegetarian – consumes only plant-based foods […]
Progression To The Next Stage Of Kidney Disease One of the most common, if not the most common question, that I see over the Internet is people asking about how quickly their chronic kidney disease will develop into dialysis? The truth of the matter is your doctor would have to tell you that for sure. […]
Canned vs. Fresh Cranberries In A Renal Diet A renal diet is usually restricted from several different nutrients, specifically protein, sodium and potassium. It depends which stage of kidney disease you have, but when you are thinking of how to manage a renal diet, cranberries can be considered a low potassium food. Just as you […]
Learn more about how a chronic renal failure meal plan can help you manage your pre-dialysis kidney disease.
A little video we did about how to choose what level of predialysis diet you need! It’s important to understand the different stages!