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    guys im still new in Dialysis this is my 3rd time i dont know what i have to eat what i have to stop eating any body can help??

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    Re: im still new in dialysis

    Hi Tony,

    has a dietitian given you any info yet??

    Youe big focus should be on phosphorus, potassium, sodium, and calcium.

    You can take a look at http://www.rd411.com/renalcenter/index.php to get an idea of what's high and low in phos and potassium


    a couple posts on this site regarding this:
    http://www.davita.com/forum/showthre...potassium+list
    http://www.davita.com/forum/showthre...ght=phosphorus

    also Davita has a great diet helper with recipes
    http://www.davita.com/diethelper/

    Take care!

    Marina
    I received the GIFT OF LIFE on Nov 9, 2010 thanks to my wonderful donor Laura and her family!

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      Re: im still new in dialysis

      Welcome to our site. Here can be found some of the most courageous and dedicated supporters in the world. Not medically trained, usually, but battle hardened by the street fights with kidney failure.

      You rae due, and the government is paying for it, specific and individual education in the area of dialysis. Request it and if it is not provided contact the regional CMS organization. There are a lot of other things you are supposed to get but none as important a this.

      Good luck and God have mercy on us all
      Cicero
      May God have mercy on us all

      CK

      Idiopathic globular membranous nephritis 1999-2006
      Feb 2006 Dx about 1-2 yrs before dialysis. Dialysis start 6-2006
      Chest Cath 4 mos in center hemo dialysis
      Fistula, button holes, self stick days 07-09 in center hemo
      Graft nocturnal hemo 4Q09 to present

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