Summer 2023 Newsletter

Understanding CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease)

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Understanding CKD (Chronic Kidney Disease): Importance, Prevention, and Nutrition

Learn about Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and its impact on kidney health. Discover the significance of early diagnosis using the CKD Heat Map and important lab tests. Explore effective ways to protect your kidneys, including lifestyle changes, smoking cessation, weight management, exercise, and maintaining healthy nutrition. Understand the role of sodium-glucose cotransporter-2 inhibitors (SGLT2i) in slowing CKD progression. Get valuable insights into dietary considerations for diabetes and CKD, including balancing carbohydrates, managing potassium, phosphorus, calcium, and fluid intake. Consult a Registered Dietitian and access helpful resources for managing kidney disease.