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What is recomended protein shake for dialysis patient?

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Dr. Jeffrey Pollard
ENT and Head and Neck Surgery 23 years experience
Variety available: Protein shakes are generally good, but patients with renal failure must be mindful that their protein intake does not exceed the amount recommended based on their dialysis regimen. Check with your nephrologist next time you are treated. Take care!
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Dr. S. Smiley Thakur
Nephrology and Dialysis 33 years experience
Nepro: Protein, calorie shakes need to be dialysis friendly regarding phosphate and potassium loads.
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