Love Your Kidneys - June 2016

June 2016

There's no need to turn in your passport or let your frequent flyer miles go to waste just because you're on dialysis. Whether you want to take a two hour flight or a cruise around the world, anything is possible with proper planning.

Women are more likely than men to get kidney disease but men are more likely to progress to kidney failure. While it is unclear why this illness affects men and women differently, we do know certain risk factors specific to men

The FDA announced its final changes to Nutrition Facts Label found on packaged foods. The new labeling requires food manufacturers to list the amounts of potassium and calcium on the nutrition label beginning July 28, 2018. 

Tune in to our Facebook page on June 23 at 1pm EST to hear live from Dr. David Roth, nephrologist and professor of medicine at the University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, and patient Nichole Jefferson who will discuss the risks and symptoms of Hepatitis C when on dialysis.