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Monthly Archives: October 2011

 

Buyer Beware

Somehow the fall always seems to be such a busy time of year both at work and at home. All of those projects that were put on hold over the summer come back with a vengeance when the cooler weather hits, and this year it’s all about salt! It seems that everything I read lately is warning me about the health risks of too much sodium in the diet. From high blood pressure to kidney stones, sodium is being pointed … (Read more)

Posted in Potassium, Reading food labels, Sodium |

Collaboration

Collaboration in healthcare is a wonderful thing!  This past spring, one of my colleagues Diana Endicott attended a major nephrology conference and came back with some wonderful resources. Attending conferences is always a great way to stay on top of the latest research and practice guidelines as well as to learn about practice in other regions. Sometimes there are unique and practical sessions that inspire us!  Diana attended a session by a chef who is also a CKD patient and … (Read more)

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