Nutritional Management of Chronic Renal Failure for Two Purposes: Postponing Onset and Reducing Frequency of Dialysis
To retard or inhibit progression from chronic renal failure to end-stage renal disease (ESRD).
To keep patients working, out of the hospital, and living a useful life.
To postpone the psychosocial problems associated with entry into a dialysis or transplant program.
To save money.
To use available food or not to resort to highly purified mixtures of essential amino acids.
KeywordsChronic Renal Failure Restricted Diet Renal Osteodystrophy Nutritional Management Metabolic Water
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