Keto Diet and Kidney Disease: Is a ketogenic diet safe for CKD patients

Episode 71: Keto Diet and Kidney Disease: Is a ketogenic diet safe for CKD patients. Renal Dietitian Jen Hernandez and James of Dadvice TV discuss the impact, risk, and benefits of a Keto diet for people with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and answer the question "Is a Keto diet good for kidney health?" Join the LIVE chat to share your comments and ask questions about Keto and Kidney Disease.

Low-carb and ketogenic diets (Keto) have become very popular for weight loss, blood sugar control, and improved energy. But could eating an extremely low carb, low protein, high fat diet harm your kidneys or worsen pre-existing kidney disease? Can a keto diet increase the potential for kidney stones and increase your risk for gout due to high uric acid?

Renal Dietitian Jen Hernandez's Website

Should I Follow The Keto Diet If I Have Kidney Disease?: The Dangers Of Keto Diet

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IMPORTANT: I AM NOT A DOCTOR. Patients should always be under the care of a physician and defer to their physician for any and all treatment decisions. This video is not meant to replace a physician's advice, supervision, and counsel. No information in the video should be construed as medical advice. All medical decisions should be made by the patient and a qualified physician. This video is for informational purposes only and DOES NOT CONSTITUTE THE PROVIDING OF MEDICAL ADVICE.

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