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  • Surgery

    Dialysis

    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.

  • Nutrition

    Diet - chronic kidney disease

    You may need to make changes to your diet when you have chronic kidney disease. These changes include: Limiting fluids Eating a low-protein diet Limiting salt, potassium, phosphorous, and other Getting enough calories if you are losing weight You may need to alter your diet more if your kidney ...