Red Blood Cells

Anemia & Kidney Disease

Anemia occurs when there are not enough red blood cells in the body. Anybody can develop anemia, but it is very common in people with CKD. Anemia may begin to develop in the early stages of kidney disease when you still have 20 to 50 percent of your normal kidney function. Anemia tends to worsen […]

The DASH Eating Diet

One of the toughest issues facing patients with high blood pressure/ hypertension are questions regarding what types of foods to eat. Patients are frequently told to avoid “salt” by their physician, but beyond that they receive little guidance in terms of how to achieve this. The DASH diet, which stands for Dietary Approaches to Stop […]