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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


Role of nutrition in CKD

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


What kind of salt diet should CKD patients be on?

Low sodium diet for all



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