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Alcohol and kidney damage

Alcohol abuse can damage many organs in our body. This can also happen with our kidneys. The occasional use of alcohol does not pose problems, but alcohol abuse certainly does.

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Sodium and Chronic Kidney Disease 

I suffer from kidney failure. Should I limit salt? Yes! It is essential that you limit salt! When suffering from kidney failure, excess amounts of sodium - salt are accumulated in the body and create several problems.

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Fluid management while staying at home

One of the biggest challenges for dialysis patients is the management of fluids. However, the importance of this management is maximized during quarantine, as prolonged stay at home can lead the dialysis patient to further fluid intake and overeating.

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Basic nutritional principles in chronic kidney disease

The kidneys are the body’s natural “filter” seeing as they help remove toxins and excess water from our blood.

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Chronic Kidney Disease: How much potassium do I need?

Potassium is essential for the body. But in what quantities should patients with Chronic Kidney Disease consume it?

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I have kidney disease: What will happen to my phosphorus levels?

The kidneys are two of the key organs that regulate phosphorus levels in our body. But what happens when they don’t function properly?

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