Survival Rates for ESKD Patients on Dialysis

Survival Rates for ESRD Patients on Dialysis

End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD), or kidney failure, occurs when the kidneys progressively stop working. Many patients with ESRD are on dialysis to supplement  the ‘normal functioning kidneys’.  The dialysis treatment itself exposes the patient to many risks however these patients are also at high risk for Cardiovascular disease, Hypertension, Bone disorders including osteoporosis, electrolytes abnormalities and many, many other …

Diet During Dialysis

How to Manage Your Diet During Dialysis

One has to make a lot of lifestyle changes once they start dialysis. Your daily dietary intake will impact the efficiency and effectiveness of dialysis, whether it is peritoneal or hemodialysis. Seemingly harmless foods like frozen dinners or chocolate could lead to serious consequences that alter your clinical outcome. But don’t worry! These few principles will help you watch your …