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. Stage 4 Kidney Disease Diet: Focusing on Nutrition http://www.davita.com/diet-and-nutrition/lifestyle/stage-4-kidney-disease-diet:-focusing-on-nutrition/a/7938

Dietary management of chronic kidney disease (CKD) differs depending on which of the five stages of CKD you are experiencing. Nutritional status, lab values and other conditions all play a part in determining the right diet to manage your CKD. If you have stage 4 CKD, there are important dietary considerations that can help you be as healthy as possible.