Kidney Disease

Frequently Asked Questions

15. What lifestyle changes can help with kidney disease?

Following a healthy lifestyle is good for people with kidney disease, especially if you have diabetes, high blood pressure, or both. Talk with your dietitian, diabetes educator, or other health care professional about which actions are most important for you to take. As you will see, many of these actions are related.

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