Medical News Today: High-potassium foods to avoid with kidney disease

People with chronic kidney disease need to avoid eating potassium-rich foods. Damaged kidneys cannot process potassium properly, which can then build up in the blood and cause weakness, fatigue, and tingling. In this article, learn which high-potassium foods to avoid with kidney disease and what to replace them with.
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Source: Nephron - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
Condition:   Chronic Kidney Diseases Intervention:   Sponsor:   Islamia University of Bahawalpur Recruiting
Source: ClinicalTrials.gov - Category: Research Source Type: clinical trials
Authors: Messa P, Alfieri CM Abstract Secondary hyperparathyroidism (SHP) is a frequent complication of kidney diseases. At variance with all the other forms of SHP, which are compensatory conditions, renal SHP has many pathogenetic peculiarities, which have been only in part defined. Furthermore, in the long course of chronic kidney diseases (CKD), SHP sometimes transforms into a hypercalcemic condition resembling the autonomous form of hyperparathyroidism (tertiary hyperparathyroidism; THP). The clinical consequences of SHP in CKD patients are manifold, encompassing not only bone and mineral disorders, but also o...
Source: Frontiers of Hormone Research - Category: Endocrinology Tags: Front Horm Res Source Type: research
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Source: Medscape Today Headlines - Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Rheumatology Journal Article Source Type: news
Authors: Lascasas JMSS, Fonseca I, Malheiro J, Santos S, Campos A, Castro A, Moreira C, Correia S, Beirão I, Lobato L, Cabrita A Abstract INTRODUCTION: Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is an independent risk factor for several unfavorable outcomes including cardiovascular disease (CVD), particularly in the elderly, who represent the most rapidly growing segment of the end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) population. Portugal has the highest European unadjusted incidence and prevalence rates of ESKD. In 2012, we started to follow a cohort of elderly CKD patients, we describe their baseline characteristics, risk profil...
Source: Jornal Brasileiro de Nefrologia - Category: Urology & Nephrology Tags: J Bras Nefrol Source Type: research
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Source: American Journal of Kidney Diseases - Category: Urology & Nephrology Source Type: research
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Source: Journal of Clinical Orthopaedics and Trauma - Category: Orthopaedics Source Type: research
This study aimed to examine the relationship between 25-hyfromxyvitamin D (25OHD) and chronic kidney disease (CKD) incidence.
Source: BMC Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
ConclusionsEvidence from our series of causal inference approaches using genetics does not support a causal effect of SU level on eGFR level or CKD risk. Reducing SU levels is unlikely to reduce the risk of CKD development.
Source: PLoS Medicine - Category: Internal Medicine Authors: Source Type: research
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Source: BMC Nephrology - Category: Urology & Nephrology Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
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