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Kidney Disease: Nutrition Tips for Managing Chronic Kidney Disease and Polycystic Kidney Disease

Kidney Resources:

Are you searching for support in managing kidney disease through dietary and lifestyle changes?

In this article, we share kidney resources to support you or those you know with kidney disease.

 

1. Articles:

Here is a collection of articles, fact sheets and infographics to help you learn more about managing chronic kidney disease. 

 

Polycystic Kidney Disease Diet and Lifestyle Tips: discover the top eight dietary and lifestyle changes for Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD).

Kidney Basics is a collection of resources designed to help you understand how the kidneys function and how kidney disease progresses.

Santa Barbara Nutrients blog is a great place to discover the latest evidence-based science about kidney health and PKD.

2.  Videos

If you prefer to learn through video rather than the written word, check out this video resource for understanding more about chronic kidney disease and polycystic kidney disease.

 

Santa Barbara Nutrients YouTube Channel is the home of science-based content on managing PKD. Their YouTube channel features expert interviews, customer success stories and informative analyses of current research.

 

3.  Podcasts

Listen to a podcast on your commute or daily walk to stay up to date on the latest evidence-based research in kidney health. Podcasts are free and available through Apple iTunes and streaming platforms like Spotify.

 

The PKD Dietitian Podcast is hosted by Diana Bruen, a PKD nutrition expert. Join as Diana digs into health, nutrition, research, and all things proactive & protective for Polycystic Kidney Disease.

4.  Classes

Empower yourself through education. These classes cover a wide range of topics and are useful for caretakers, too.

 

The Ren.Nu Program is a plant-focused low oxalate nutrition program for people with polycystic kidney disease (PKD) and was developed by PKD research experts and renal nutrition experts. 

American Association of Kidney Patients has gathered a list of webinars designed to educate, empower, and inform people with chronic kidney disease.

Kidney School is a series of free classes that will teach you everything you need to know about living with kidney disease.

5.  Social Media 

Social media platforms can be a fun way to learn tips and tricks for optimizing kidney health and connecting to a larger community of those living with kidney disease.

 

Be sure to follow evidence-based sources on social media when seeking information about kidney disease.

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6.  Community

Finding a community of support is a great way to help you feel empowered in managing kidney disease.

 

You are not alone. Santa Barbara Nutrients is more than a business. It’s a team effort to advocate for patients with kidney disease, which is personal to many on our team.

We are committed to:

  1. Supporting kidney health through innovation, research, and development.
  2. Working together with our community to raise awareness about PKD and kidney health.
  3. Creating useful products that improve the health and well-being of people affected by or at risk for kidney disease.
  4. Empowering people to advocate for their health and raising awareness for those living with kidney disease.

7.  Find a Practitioner

Working with a kidney doctor and an experienced renal dietitian goes a long way in managing your kidney disease symptoms.

  • Learn more about the practitioners in SBN’s network here.
  • Schedule a virtual appointment with a renal dietitian here.
  • Learn how to follow a plant-focused kidney diet to support your health goals with the Ren.Nu Program

8.  KetoCitra

Talk to your kidney doctor and dietitian about adding KetoCitra to your nutrition plan for PKD.

 

KetoCitra is the first non-prescription product specifically designed for the daily dietary management of polycystic kidney disease.

Hear what our customers are saying about how KetoCitra has helped them.

Have more questions? Check out this KetoCitra Q&A video with Thomas Weimbs, PhD Santa Barbara Nutrients’ president and UCSB Professor.

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