DaVita.com Kidney Education http://www.davita.com DaVita provides a complete range of dialysis treatments and support services for patients living with chronic kidney failure, also known as end stage renal disease, or ESRD. Living with Comorbidities and Chronic Kidney Disease http://www.davita.com/kidney-disease-overview/living with ckd/living-with-comorbidities-and-chronic-kidney-disease/a/4892

For many patients living with chronic kidney disease (CKD), it is not the only medical problem they have to live with. Maintaining good health and quality of life when dealing with comorbidities can require balance in many aspects of a person’s life. Keeping communication lines open with your doctors, working with a dietitian for the best diet plan to follow and taking medicines as prescribed by your doctors can help you manage your kidney disease and comorbid conditions.