Can Losing Weight Improve eGFR for People with CKD?

Updated 3/17/2021 When I was first diagnosed with CKD way back in 2017, one of the first things my Nephrologist told me was that losing weight would help my kidney function. Like many of us who are over-weight, I was yep here we go the fat bandwagon. But, apparently he was right. As I have […]

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The Importance of Phosphorus and Risks with CKD

Updated 1/21/2022 Phosphorus is a very important element that all human bodies require to stay healthy.  However, when you have Chronic Kidney Disease, remember I am stage 3, actually hovering around stage 2 at the time of this revision, but there are 5 stages, the kidneys can not remove the excess Phosphorus that the body […]

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CKD, What Is It?

As I have mentioned before this blog will be a lot about chronic illnesses, and ways to manage them.  I want to work with people with chronic illnesses, because I can relate to it, both as a nurse, and a personal level.  I will write in simple to understand terms. Christmas Day 2016, after dinner, […]

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