A 21-year-old member asked:
What lifestyle changes can i make to help prevent kidney failure?
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Nephrology and Dialysis 23 years experience
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Nephrology and Dialysis 41 years experience
Ideal weight needed: Also, no smoking and exercise almost daily but in moderation e.g. Daily half to one hour walk. Of importance is to control any chronic disease you may have with adequate med care.
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Last updated Aug 2, 2013
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