Living with CKD

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by melissaa134
Last updated 5 years ago

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Health & Fitness
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Health

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Living with CKD

Breakfast

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factors that may increase K+:

Lab results

Dinner

Disease processes

Medications

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-Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) causes kidneys to not excrete potassium effectivly. -Potassium is a mineral that regulates the muscles, including the heart.-High potassium levels can result in muscle cramps, irritable, low blood pressure, irregular heart rhythms and a variety of other unpleasant symptoms (including sudden death)-Understanding potassium restriction and being educated on factors that can affect potassium is one step a healthcare provider can do to help patients with CKD, live witht the disease.

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Living with CKD

Potassium restrictions

Lunch


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