Health Beat: Nutrition & Kidney Disease |

Health Beat: Nutrition & Kidney Disease

Benita Zahn
Created: March 15, 2021 01:00 AM

Kidney disease can creep up on you silently over many years. Left untreated, it can lead to kidney failure. To clear waste and water from your blood, your choices become dialysis or kidney transplant. More than 661,000 Americans have kidney failure. Of these, 468,000 individuals are on dialysis. Living with kidney disease needs a holistic approach and that involves your diet. Jessianna Saville is a renal dietitian and my Health Beat guest.

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