Renal Diet Chat: Kidney Disease Diagnoses first steps to living with CKD and a renal diet

Episode 069: Renal Dietitian Chat | New CKD Diagnosis: First steps to living with Kidney Disease and a Renal Diet. Getting diagnosed with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) can seem overwhelming. Renal Dietitian Jen Hernandez and I walk through tips to set you up to not let kidney disease hold you back. In this episode, we discuss the emotional impact of a new CKD diagnosis, adjusting to a renal diet, finding a renal dietitian, supplements (Renadyl), renal multivitamins (ProRenal+D), and more.

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!

Learn more about Jen at and make sure to join the Plant-Powered Kidneys Facebook community

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