Dadvice TV – Tips to improve Kidney Function

I was just a regular adult just like you, going about my life and not thinking about my health very often. Then one day, my life was forever changed when I was told: “You Have Chronic Kidney Disease.” From that moment on, I did everything I could to learn about Chronic Kidney Disease and how global treatment strategies. I used that knowledge to work with my doctors and put myself on a path to beating Kidney Disease.

6 Tips for Healthy Holidays on a Dialysis Diet

The coming holidays present both a joyous time and a health challenge for people on dialysis. Being around friends and family is good for the soul. It’s a welcome reminder that there is a wonderful world still spinning beyond the demanding schedule of dialysis treatments and appointments. Balancing health and nutrition goals may seem challenging with holiday meals and parties, …

Fall Flavors for Kidney Health

Welcome to fall! Vibrant leaves, the weather getting a hint cooler, and children getting deep into school projects are not the only things that indicate that autumn is here. The foods and spices we use on those foods become spicier and richer. Chili sounds much better in cooler weather, and of course, pumpkin spice has covered every foodstuff and scented …

5 Delicious Smoothies for People with Kidney Disease

Mmmmmmm, smoothies. The perfect breakfast or snack. But a lot of them contain too much potassium and phosphorus for folks with kidney issues need to avoid. To stay healthy, you need to know which ingredients to look for – and which to avoid. How healthy are smoothies anyway? Fresh fruits and vegetables include dietary fiber, and you can get a significant part …

Phosphorous: You Are What You Eat

By Dr. Neil Weiner South Florida Nephrology, Hollywood, FL. Patients with chronic kidney disease are often taking several medications and have associated medical issues that require close attention. Some of the more common of these are: High blood pressure Diabetes High cholesterol Obesity Heart disease While medications are a cornerstone of effective short and long-term therapy, dietary modification of vitamins …