Chronic kidney disease (CKD) is a long-term condition where kidney function gradually declines over time, leading to symptoms such as shortness of breath, tiredness, increased need to urinate, insomnia, and swollen ankles, feet or hands due to water retention. In the advanced stages, individuals with CKD may need renal replacement therapies like life-long dialysis or kidney transplant, which must be managed carefully to decrease side effects, complications and impact on quality of life.
Optimized medical nutrition solutions help to support patients and the elderly in staying healthier for longer, improving their quality of life and helping them to live independently. Download our guide to discover how targeted medical nutrition solutions may positively impact the health of patients and the elderly, including those living with CKD.
CKD is estimated to affect almost 10% of the global population.1 Nutritional intervention plays an important role in the care of CKD patients, helping manage the impact of CKD on the body and maintain patients’ quality of life. Watch our video to discover how targeted medical nutrition solutions can support patients with CKD.