I found a great article at Davita.com that talks about “Adjusting to Life on Dialysis” It gets right to the point and gives some very practical things you should do. Even for patients who’ve been on dialysis for a while, this in very relevant.
Davita.com is also a wonderful resource for Diet considerations. They have menu planners and recipes that make cooking kidney-friendly meal a wiz! Take a look at their page on “Kidney Diet Tips“. I’ll be posting soon about “Dialysis and Diet” but I wanted to include this since I was already referencing their site.
I wrote a while back about “Dialysis and Acceptance” which is more philosophical about adjusting to life on dialysis but the article from Davita is an excellent resource for specific things you can do to adjust to life on dialysis. Take a look and
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