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What is chronic kidney disease (CKD)?

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With chronic kidney disease (CKD), your kidneys can’t remove waste products from your body like they should.

From: Your Diet and Chronic Kidney Disease WebMD Medical Reference

SOURCES:

American Kidney Fund: “Kidney-friendly Diet for CKD,” “Nutrition and Chronic Kidney Disease,” “Nutrition and Early Kidney Disease,” “The DASH Diet.”

National Kidney Disease Education Program: “Eating Right for Kidney Health -- Tips for People With Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).”

Mayo Clinic: “Low-phosphorous Diet: Best for Kidney Disease.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on December 21, 2018

SOURCES:

American Kidney Fund: “Kidney-friendly Diet for CKD,” “Nutrition and Chronic Kidney Disease,” “Nutrition and Early Kidney Disease,” “The DASH Diet.”

National Kidney Disease Education Program: “Eating Right for Kidney Health -- Tips for People With Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).”

Mayo Clinic: “Low-phosphorous Diet: Best for Kidney Disease.”

Reviewed by Minesh Khatri on December 21, 2018

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