National Kidney and Urologic Diseases
Information Clearinghouse (NKUDIC)

A service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK), National Institutes of Health (NIH)

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Eating and Kidney and Urologic Diseases

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Chronic Kidney Disease and Diet: Assessment, Management and Treatment (for healthcare professionals)
An overview guide on treating CKD patients who are not on dialysis.

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Diet for Kidney Stone Prevention
Explains how diet and other factors affect the formation of different types of kidney stones. Provides general dietary guidelines for preventing the different types of kidney stones.
PDF Version (365 KB) *

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Eating Right for Kidney Health: Tips for People with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
Provides an overview of the basics of nutrition and Chronic Kidney Disease.

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How to Read a Food Label: Tips for People with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
For educating patients with chronic kidney disease on food label reading.

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Kidney Failure: Eat Right to Feel Right on Hemodialysis
Designed to help renal dietitians work with their patients to choose the right foods. Explains in an easy-to-read format how food affects hemodialysis patients and describes the roles of fluids, potassium, phosphorus, protein, sodium, calories, and vitamins and minerals.
PDF Version (673 KB) *

Métodos de tratamiento para la insuficiencia renal: Hemodiálisis publication thumbnail image

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Métodos de tratamiento para la insuficiencia renal: Hemodiálisis
Explica los procedimientos y los aparatos que se usan para la hemodiálisis, como también sobre el acceso vascular y temas nutricionales. Explica en un formato de fácil de entender, algunas de las complicaciones del fallo renal y una lista de recursos adicionales.
Versión PDF (462 KB) *

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Make the Kidney Connection: Food Tips and Healthy Eating Ideas
Lists healthy eating tips and recipes with links to other resources.

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Nutrition for Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults
Explains how the right diet choices can protect kidney function in the late stages of kidney failure. Discusses ways to moderate protein intake.
PDF Version (331 KB) *

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Nutrition for Chronic Kidney Disease in Children
Explains how kidney disease can affect nutrition needs in children. Provides guidance about nutrient content of foods, including calories, protein, phosphorus, sodium, and potassium.
PDF Version (487 KB) *

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Nutrition for Early Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults
Discusses dietary guidelines for controlling elevated blood glucose and hypertension, the two leading causes of chronic kidney disease and end-stage renal disease.
PDF Version (306 KB) *

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Phosphorus: Tips for People with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
For educating patients with chronic kidney disease on phosphorus.

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Protein: Tips for People with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
For educating patients with chronic kidney disease on protein.

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Potassium: Tips for People with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
For educating patients with chronic kidney disease on potassium.

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Sodium: Tips for People with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD)
For educating patients with chronic kidney disease on sodium.

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Page last updated July 9, 2014


 

The National Kidney and Urologic Diseases Information Clearinghouse is a service of the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases, National Institutes of Health.

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