Kidney Smart Goals: How to set goals and achieve them for CKD patients

Episode 136: Kidney Smart Goals: How to set goals and achieve them for CKD patients. When you have chronic kidney disease (CKD), setting smart goals is an important step in managing your health. Setting goals can guide you toward the change you want to make and help you move in a positive direction. Achieving your goals may help you feel better and will help you build confidence in your ability to manage your kidney disease. Areas for change that you might want to consider include nutrition, medications, physical activities, emotions, weight, and relationships.

Renal Dietitian Jen Hernandez's Mission:

To simplify the nutritional needs for individuals with chronic kidney disease, and to decrease the prevalence of kidney disease by providing nutrition education including realistic and wholesome lifestyle changes.

Jen helps those with chronic kidney disease find their best kidney-friendly diet so that they can spend less time stressing over keeping their kidney function and get more control of their life!

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