PKD Connection Blog

You know it’s coming.  Everywhere you turn there are “subtle” reminders that the holidays are approaching….fast!!!!  There are all sorts of “food temptations:” bombarding you from every angle.  How will you get through this holiday season, while sticking to your […]

I have labs drawn every 3 months. What should I be looking at nutritionally and how can I keep these labs where they should be? Okay, it’s time for me to put on my lab coat to speak seriously to […]

How much fluid and types of fluid you intake is very important for the chronic kidney disease patient to monitor.  Some patients may have been asked by their physician to monitor and/or restrict the amount of fluids they take in. […]

The term “organic” refers to the way agricultural products are grown and processed. Specific requirements must be met and maintained in order for products to be labeled as “organic”. Organic crops must be grown in safe soil, have no modifications […]

I’ve heard different conflicting information about how much protein I need with chronic kidney disease. How much is the right amount for me? Does it matter what kind of protein I eat? As a general guideline, moderate-protein diets are typically […]