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I am a dialysis patient for 2 yrs. I lift 5 to 10 pds of weights, is it okay for my av fistula. And what can I take to build muscle?

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Dr. Jack Rubin
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
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In brief: AVF and weights

The answer to your question about lifting weights being ok for your avf is "yes".
You need to speak to your renal dietician about what you can eat to build up muscle. Good luck.

In brief: AVF and weights

The answer to your question about lifting weights being ok for your avf is "yes".
You need to speak to your renal dietician about what you can eat to build up muscle. Good luck.
Dr. Jack Rubin
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