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Director’s Council of Public Representatives (COPR)

NIH Public Bulletin – September 2011

Nutrition for Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults

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

For people with chronic kidney disease (CKD), nutrition is important. Eating the right foods and avoiding foods high in sodium, potassium, and phosphorus can help prevent or delay some health problems associated with CKD. To learn more, read Nutrition for Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults, a fact sheet that explains how the right diet choices can protect kidney function in the late stages of kidney failure and discusses ways to moderate protein intake.

Next Steps

You can read Nutrition for Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease in Adults at www.kidney.niddk.nih.gov/KUDiseases/pubs/NutritionAdvancedCKD.

This page last reviewed on August 23, 2012

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