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Understanding Kidney Disease: Fact vs. Myth

Being diagnosed with kidney disease often leads to a plethora of unknowns, as medical literature on such conditions may be scarce or outdated. Myths surrounding these diagnoses can exacerbate confusion and fear, making it challenging for patients to navigate their treatment options. Especially with rare kidney disease, misconceptions about their causes, symptoms, and prognosis are widespread, further complicating the journey for those affected.

Click the PDF below to view a chart of Facts and Myths about kidney disease

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Eat a diet low in salt and processed foods to manage your blood pressure and reduce strain on your kidneys. Learn more about a kidney-friendly diet and get our cookbook.

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