Category Archives: Bicarbonate

Dialysis and Bone Disease

From the DPC Education Center comes a conference call on Bone and Mineral Disease. Why is this important or relevant to dialysis patients?  Well, that pesky phosphorus (See Dialysis and Phosphorus Control) leaches calcium from your bones and replaces it with … Continue reading

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Dialysis and Bicarbonate

I came across this great article about the Bicarbonate Levels in dialysis from the American Journal of Kidney Disease.  It’s a bit technical but it’s an important topic for us dialysis patients.  Read it and I will post more about … Continue reading

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