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7 functions of the kidneys (A WET BED)

Acid base balance maintaining
Water balance maintaining
Electrolyte balance
Toxin removal
Blood pressure control
EPO making
D vitamin metabolism

2

Role of nutrition in CKD

Nutritional interventions slow disease progression independent of uremia
Low cost means to help lower burden of disease

3

What kind of salt diet should CKD patients be on?

Low sodium diet for all

4

Sarcopenia

Slowing own and breakdown of muscle tissue
Not rapid like cachexia
Many factors cause it