Dialysis is required when the kidneys are in failure. The diseases that most commonly lead to kidney failure are diabetes and high blood pressure. Therefore, you may be able to prevent the eventual need for dialysis with a healthy diet, exercise, and regular checkups.
- Q Are there any serious complications from dialysis?
- Q How should I handle food to avoid contamination if I am on dialysis?
- Q What are the risk factors for diseases that require dialysis?
- Q How does my child's diet need to change before dialysis?
- Q How long can I live on dialysis?
- Q What can I do if I have muscle cramping when on dialysis?