If you’ve been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease (CKD), a combination of making lifestyle changes and taking certain medicines can help you slow down kidney disease and make you feel better. Our Taking Care of Your Kidneys video will help you learn about basic kidney function, kidney disease and its causes, treatment options, and nutrition therapy.
Taking Care of Your Kidneys
Below you will find links to additional information to help manage your CKD.
Information about kidney disease:
CKD and High Blood Pressure: Keeping your blood pressure under control is important when you have kidney disease:
CKD & Diabetes: If you have diabetes, controlling your blood sugar can help keep your kidneys healthy longer:
CKD and your diet: Making a few changes in the way you eat can help slow down kidney disease:
More CKD on the web:
Información en español
National Kidney Foundation Web site
National Kidney Disease Education Program Web site
The DaVita Online Network Web site
Make Health a Family Reunion Affair (communication guide)