DASH is an acronym for Dietary Approaches to Stop Hypertension. The DASH diet is a comprehensive balanced eating plan for people who have high blood pressure. There are many benefits to the DASH diet, and not just for people with hypertension. The DASH diet follows a very flexible and balanced eating plan that is easy […]
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Kidney Disease and Diabetes: Six Things You Should Know to Prevent Renal Failure
If you have diabetes, you’ve got a lot on your plate, which may include a variety of diabetic complications. Depending upon your health, worrying about diabetic kidney disease might be the last thing on your mind. It shouldn’t be. What you do daily to manage your diabetes makes a big difference in your future kidney […]
Is Peritoneal Dialysis Really Better Than Hemodialysis?
In a new article, published in November of 2012, researchers looked at whether or not people on PD were more or less happy than others on different types of dialysis. The researchers made an attempt to look at the values and priorities in people’s lives to see how the dialysis was affecting them. This study […]
Grapefruit and Kidney Disease, and Medications
I got a question this week about grapefruits and kidney disease. Recently in the news, a lot of information has come out about how medications and grapefruit juice or grapefruits interact. Some news even suggesting that they cause kidney damage or sudden death. As a registered dietitian, I have known for many years that certain […]
Did You Know That 30% Of People With Diabetes Will Develop Kidney Disease?
The other day, November 14th, was World Diabetes Day, and I saw a really neat infographic from the IDF – Diabetes Prevalence In The World “Diabetes is running at record levels worldwide and half the people estimated to have the disease are, as yet, undiagnosed, according to a report on Wednesday. The number of people […]
Research Around The Web – eGFR Information
Overall, it’s important to realize that as you develop into further stages of kidney disease, you have a higher risk of developing anemia. Anemia is a problem
Renal Diet Headquarters Annouces Launch Of Their Website
Renal Diet Headquarters announces the launch of their new website. Oklahoma City, OK (I-Newswire) January 11, 2012 – Renal Diet Headquarters announces the launch of their business, new website and offering. Brought to you by Healthy Diet Menus for You, LLC, Renal Diet HQ specializes in renal diets and meal planning both for predialysis and […]