Dialysis is a treatment used when the kidneys do not work well. It removes harmful substances from the blood when the kidneys cannot. There are different types of kidney dialysis. This article focuses on hemodialysis.
When you have chronic kidney disease, you need to make changes in your diet, including: Limiting fluids Eating a low-protein diet (this may be recommended) Restricting salt, potassium, phosphorous, and other Getting enough calories if you are losing weight Your recommended diet may change over time ...