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What are the benefits of vegetables?
Vegetables are a great source of vitamins, minerals and fibre. They are generally high in vitamin A, vitamin C, potassium, magnesium and calcium, which all serve as importan...
Healthy kidneys regulate fluid balance and help to remove fluid and waste from your body. When you have kidney failure, hemodialysis gets rid of excess fluid and waste products in the body but not as effective as healthy kidney. We...
Gout is a form of arthritis and caused by a build up of waste product, uric acid in the bloodstream. Excess uric acid forms small crystals and deposit in and around the joints triggering inflammation, pain and swelling. Pain often attacks big toe joi...
Holiday Eating Tips for Haemodialysis Patient
Look over the choices. Remember that bites and bits add up.
Focus on protein rich foods like meat, fish, chicken, eggs and some soy products
Eat a variety and everything in moderation
Do not skip your...
Kalium adalah sejenis mineral dalam badan manusia yang memainkan peranan penting dalam fungsi jantung and pengecutan otot
Apabila ginjal gagal berfungsi, pengambilan kalium yang berlebihan akan menyebabkan aras kalium tinggi dala...
Ideal Albumin range: within 35-50g/L
Ideal nPCR: more than 1.0
Adequate protein can help to restore protein loss through dialysis. This may also help to maintain muscle mass, increase immunity and maintain haemoglobin level within an ideal range.
Ideal weight gain between two dialysis sessions:within 3-5% of body weight
Excessive fluid intake may lead to:
An increase in blood pressure
Swelling in feet, ankles, wrists and face
Shortness of breath due to fluid in lungs