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Eating Well for your Kidneys

Publication date: Thursday, 21 May 2009
Contributor(s): Fiona Symes

Diet and lifestyle strategies are essential in the treatment and possibly in the prevention of chronic kidney disease (CKD). Dietary modification plays a fundamental role in helping to control increased levels of blood electrolytes and metabolic waste products that are often seen as renal function declines. Evidence already exists to support the benefit of dietary and lifestyle modification in the management of diabetes and hypertension, which are two of the leading causes of CKD, and evidence is emerging that diet is crucial in halting the progression of CKD.

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Category: Editorial
Edition: Volume 6, Number 2, Apr-May-Jun 2009
Print edition page(s): 27-29
Contributor(s): Fiona Symes

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