Establishing Healthy Eating Habits

2024-03-28T20:57:08-04:00March 13th, 2024|Categories: News & Events, Nutrition, Staying Healthy|

This information was originally posted on the U.S Renal website: https://www.usrenalcare.com/living-with-kidney-disease/nutrition.html People on dialysis can enjoy many different foods. Limiting certain foods can help ensure you stay healthy. Your meal plan is designed to meet your needs while controlling the buildup of harmful waste products. It is an important part of your treatment plan. Seeking support from your healthcare team, friends and family can help you be more successful. Eating well will help you feel better and improve your quality of life. Five Meal Planning Tips for People on Dialysis Meet with a registered dietitian nutritionist that specializes in dialysis nutrition. [...]

Recipe of the Month: Chicken Salad

2024-03-28T20:57:09-04:00March 1st, 2024|Categories: News & Events, Recipe of the Month, Recipes, Staying Healthy|

Get a brand new, kidney-friendly recipe* delivered to your inbox each month! March’s featured recipe, Chicken Salad, would make a nice addition to a spring picnic spread as the weather warms up! This recipe was submitted by Archilene Lauderdale for the DCI Kidney Cookbook. Prep time: 10 min Cook time: 25 min Total time: 40 min Ingredients Makes 4 servings 4 boneless, skinless chicken breast 1 c. seedless red grapes (cut in half) 1/4 c. finely chopped red onion 1/4 c. chopped celery 3/4 c. Duke’s mayonnaise 1/8 tsp. black pepper (add more if desired) 1/4 tsp. salt (to reduce [...]

Enjoy Your Life!

2024-03-28T20:57:10-04:00February 8th, 2024|Categories: Dialysis, eNews, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Physical Health, Quality of Life, Staying Healthy, Stress Management|

Dialysis does not mean the end of your life! You are still able to perform many of the tasks that you did prior to dialysis but patience and planning are necessary. Please read the following tips provided by Fresenius Medical Care (www.freseniusmedicalcare.com). Talking to the staff at the dialysis centers. Writing down questions ahead of time and inform family members about changes in treatment. Finding out as much as possible about the illness through a National Kidney Association or Society, local or national support groups, written materials, and educational classes. Staying involved in the pleasures, activities, and responsibilities of daily living. [...]

DPC Education Center 2023 Review and 2024 Preview

2024-03-28T20:57:12-04:00January 11th, 2024|Categories: About DPC Ed Center, eNews, Patient Support Group, Quality of Life, Resources, Staying Healthy, The Kidney Citizen, Treatment|

GREETINGS! This past year was an exciting one for the Education Center. We ramped up our social media platforms, allowing more direct exposure and interaction with our audience, including monthly LIVEs on Instagram and Facebook. Dr. Velma Scantlebury, our medical consultant, was available on Instagram every first Wednesday and on Facebook every third Wednesday—both occurred at 12:30 pm. Our support group, the Kidney Chat, was the second Tuesday of each month by telephone. Nephrologists, nutritionists, and social workers (just to name a few) were guests on the call, and shared important information and resources with patients. We also published an informative [...]

Recipe of the Month: Baked Apples with Crumble Topping

2024-03-28T20:57:13-04:00December 1st, 2023|Categories: eNews, Nutrition, Recipe of the Month, Recipes, Staying Healthy|

Get a brand new, kidney-friendly recipe* delivered to your inbox each month, courtesy of Jessianna Saville, MS, RDN, CSR, LD, CLT, a member of the Ed Center Advisory Council and Founder & CEO of the Kidney Nutrition Institute. It’s December, which means the festive season is in full swing. Whether you’re hosting friends and family or you’ve been tasked with brining dessert to a party, you can’t go wrong with our recipe of the month: Baked Apples with Crumble Topping. Recipe developed by The KidneyRD Team Ingredients Makes 4 servings 3 tablespoons coconut oil (cold and firm) 2 tablespoons all purpose flour [...]

Recipe of the Month: Roasted Red Pepper Kidney Friendly Soup

2024-03-28T20:57:14-04:00November 1st, 2023|Categories: eNews, Nutrition, Recipe of the Month, Recipes, Staying Healthy|

Get a brand new, kidney-friendly recipe* delivered to your inbox each month, courtesy of Jessianna Saville, MS, RDN, CSR, LD, CLT, a member of the Ed Center Advisory Council and Founder & CEO of the Kidney Nutrition Institute. With Thanksgiving coming up, you might be starting to plan out a menu for the big meal. November’s recipe of the month is a perfect appetizer that will please everyone at the table: Roasted Red Pepper Kidney Friendly Soup. Recipe developed by Clarissa Paimanta, RD Ingredients Makes 4 servings 2 tablespoons avocado oil 1 onion diced 2 cloves garlic minced 1 1/2 cups sliced [...]

Recipe of the Month: Kidney Friendly Pumpkin-Free Pumpkin Pie

2024-03-28T20:57:14-04:00October 1st, 2023|Categories: eNews, Nutrition, Recipe of the Month, Recipes, Staying Healthy|

Get a brand new, kidney-friendly recipe* delivered to your inbox each month, courtesy of Jessianna Saville, MS, RDN, CSR, LD, CLT, a member of the Ed Center Advisory Council and Founder & CEO of the Kidney Nutrition Institute. October means all things pumpkin and pumpkin spice, so get into that warm and cozy feeling with: Kidney Friendly Pumpkin-Free Pumpkin Pie. Recipe developed by Jessianna Saville, MS, RDN, CSR, LD, CLT Ingredients Makes 8 servings 2 3/4 cups pureed spaghetti squash the squash can be prepared up to 2 days and stored until it's ready to be used 1/4 cup maple syrup 1/4 [...]

Recipe of the Month: Creamy Spinach Couscous Risotto

2024-03-28T20:57:17-04:00September 1st, 2023|Categories: eNews, Nutrition, Recipe of the Month, Recipes, Staying Healthy|

Get a brand new, kidney-friendly recipe* delivered to your inbox each month, courtesy of Jessianna Saville, MS, RDN, CSR, LD, CLT, a member of the Ed Center Advisory Council and Founder & CEO of the Kidney Nutrition Institute. September means we are starting to move into fall and craving cozier meals as the evenings start to get a little chilly. This month’s recipe makes for a perfect fall dinner: Creamy Spinach Couscous Risotto. Recipe developed by Clarissa Paimanta, RD. Ingredients Makes 2 servings 2 tbsp olive oil ½ yellow onion, chopped finely 1 clove garlic, minced ½ cup pearl couscous 2 tbsp pesto [...]

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