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What should a 72 year old woman with chronic kidney disease avoid to make sure she stays healthy?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
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Family Medicine 40 years experience
See a nephrologist: Who can co-ordinate your care in terms of preserving kidney function while also addressing other conditions you may have. S/he will advise you on which medications you take may worsen kidney function & offer alternates. Will also recommend foods/beverages to avoid.
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