Patient Education / Resources
We believe educated patients are better equipped to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. Below you'll find reference material and articles to assist you in your journey for knowledge. Please contact us with any additional questions.
Chronic Kidney Disease
Chronic Kidney Disease means your kidneys are damaged and cannot filter blood the way they should. The main risk factors for developing kidney disease are diabetes, high blood pressure, heart disease, and a family history of kidney failure.
When to consult a Nephrologist
If your test results indicate rapid or continuing deterioration of kidney function, your doctor may refer you to a nephrologist.
Your doctor may also refer you to a nephrologist if you any of the following: advanced chronic kidney disease, large amounts of blood or protein in the urine.
Low Potassium Diet
Potassium is a mineral that helps keep your heart and muscles working properly. Learn how to manage your potassium intake via diet.
Low Sodium Diet
Sodium is a mineral found in most foods that helps balance how much fluid your body keeps. Sodium also helps regulate nerve and muscle function.
Low Phosphorus Diet
Phosphorus is a mineral found in bones. Along with calcium, phosphorus helps build strong, healthy bones, and keeps other parts of your body healthy.