"Since the only thing I can do at the moment is to look at my diet, I bought a couple of books on Renal diet.
I've been checking labels and phosphates is not always indicated so how do you know?
What about sodium and potassium, what is the…"
A kidney friendly diet means low phosphates salt and potassium in most cases.
A normal person with healthy kidneys can process between 750 and 1200 [phosphates each day but a person with compriomised kidneys needs t be under 750…"
"I just joined and was very happy to see a Canadian support site and I am still trying to find my way around navigating around. I have also joined the Kidney Kitchen Cookbook
It would be nice to have some kind of forum where we could discuss,…"
Living kidney donations save many lives every year. It can be best described as the donation of a kidney from a healthy person, made of his or her own free will. Donating an organ gives you a sense of an accomplishment, as you were able to save…See More
I deal with gout as well and am also taking uloric to prevent such attacks.
After dealing with my share of attacks, the best advice I can give is to stay hydrated and get ahead of the pain if you feel it coming on. Always have your…"
Thank you for responding I appreciate it. I think that the one day surgery is the one I will have also. I will definitely be asking a lot of questions of the doctor/nurses hen I have my consultation next week. Now I'm ready to get it…"
"Hi Toni, from what I understand there are two types of insertion surgeries. One is just a quick day surgery, in and out in a few hours. This is the one I had. Super quick and easy, just make sure you have a lift home as the drugs make you a bit…"