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Kidney Disease

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Your choices about what to eat and drink while on hemodialysis can make a difference in how you feel and can make your treatments work better.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

You may need to change what you eat to manage your chronic kidney disease. Work with a registered dietitian to develop a meal plan that includes foods that you enjoy eating while maintaining your kidney health. These steps will help you eat right as you begin to manage your kidney disease.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Learn about kidney disease and how it affects older adults.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. National Kidney Disease Education Program
HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Library of Medicine

Learn about specific kidney conditions, research, and disease management. Also available in Spanish.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases

Health problems from CKD can be prevented or delayed by eating the right foods. Every child needs good nutrition, but learning about nutrition is vital for the parents or guardians of a child with kidney disease because the child’s diet can affect kidney function.

HHS. National Institutes of Health. National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases. National Kidney Disease Education Program

Learn ways to talk to your family about the connection between diabetes, high blood pressure, and kidney disease. Download the Family Reunion Health Guide in PDF |1.5 MB.