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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – July 2011

Nutrition for Chronic Kidney Disease in Children

Format: Fact Sheet
Institute: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK)

Kidney disease can affect nutrition needs in children. This fact sheet provides guidance about the nutrient content of foods, including calories, protein, phosphorus, sodium, and potassium for children with chronic kidney disease.

Next Steps

You can read Nutrition for Chronic Kidney Disease in Children at www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov/kudiseases/pubs/NutritionChildrenCKD/index.htm.

This page last reviewed on August 23, 2012

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