There are some great ways to keep yourself feeling positive enough to work while on dialysis. First, learn as much as you can about kidney disease, dialysis and how to treat symptoms. Second, understand the kidney diet. Making healthy choices will help you feel more in control of your health and keep you in shape for work.
In the classroom or online, DaVita Kidney Smart provides the information you need to take control of your kidney health. Learn about:
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Following a kidney-friendly diet can be tricky, but doing so can help you feel healthier and stronger and may delay kidney failure. That’s why it’s important to meet your nutritional needs as part of your treatment plan. The DaVita Diet HelperTM, the online meal planner, helps people in the later stages of kidney disease understand and stick to their kidney-friendly diets.
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If you are feeling tired and weak, you may have anemia. It is caused by decreased red blood cells in your body and is common in people with CKD. Controlling it can provide the energy you need to stay on the job. Take these steps now to get ahead of anemia:
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