Understanding Kidney Labs: Labs Explained for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients

Episode 090: Understanding Kidney Labs: Labs Explained for Chronic Kidney Disease Patients. Kidney Health requires regular labs (bloodwork) to help guide your kidney disease treatment strategy. Understanding Kidney Labs will give you more insight into your kidney health and allow you to be more proactive with your Nephrologist (Kidney Specialist). Renal Dietitian Jen Hernandez and Kidney Health Coach explain labs kidney patients get to help you in understanding your kidney labs. We will cover eGFR, GFR, BUN, Creatinine, and all other important kidney function labs.

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 www.PlantPoweredKidneys.com and make sure to join the Plant-Powered Kidneys Facebook community

To find a renal dietitian (in the US):

https://sites.google.com/view/ckdrd/home

https://renalnutrition.org/find-an-expert.php

https://www.eatright.org/find-an-expert

 

To find a renal dietitian in the UK:

https://freelancedietitians.org/