New research points to the value of exercise for older people on hemodialysis (HD). Hemodialysis is a process where a person is connected to a machine which filters the blood. This procedure is a requirement for those living with severely
Doctors are warning of more dangers with hemodialysis, particularly elevated serum phosphate. These patients may be at risk for major adverse limb events (MALE), caused by limb ischemia, the reduction or loss of oxygen to the limb. Patients in
New research is showing peritoneal dialysis as an ideal form of renal replacement therapy before transplant. Peritoneal dialysis removes waste products from a patient’s blood when they have chronic kidney disease or kidney damage.
New research confirms the danger of heavy alcohol consumption in patients with chronic kidney disease. According to the study put out by Mayo Clinic Proceedings, those who consume heavy amounts of alcohol are more likely to experience rapid progression of
A recent study shed some new light on older patients with end stage kidney disease. These patients are those who have lost the ability to function independently after starting dialysis resulting in challenges for them and their caregivers.
Unknown to many who suffer from chronic kidney disease, alternatives exist for those who do not want dialysis. For many, dialysis is a way of life, for all life-changing, giving many the feeling they are tethered and tied down to
Experts are saying it is safe to replace meat and fish with egg white to reduce serum phosphate without risking proper protein intake in patients undergoing hemodialysis (HD). Hemodialysis is commonly referred to simply as dialysis and is
A new study has discovered that kidney dialysis patients who take part in exercises that are technology-based and psychologically positive during their treatments can improve their quality of life as well as their depression.