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. Phosphorus and PTH Goals http://www.davita.com/diet-and-nutrition/diet basics/phosphorus-and-pth-goals/a/8021

Maintaining healthy levels of phosphorus and PTH is important for CKD patients. Too much of either can lead to serious health problems. There are several manageable ways, including diet, treatment and medication, to meet the desired goals.