HIGH BLOOD PRESSURE GOAL IN PATIENTS WITH CHRONIC KIDNEY DISEASE

The new blood pressure goals were published by the American Heart Association. The goal for the systolic blood pressure (top number) goal is either below 130 or below 140. The two target blood pressures result in some reduction in Heart disease and overall death rate. There was no difference in the effect on the kidneys between the two target pressures.

Individualizing a blood pressure target, based upon a person’s total health picture remains reasonable.

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01.24.2019 10 Foods to Eat or Avoid If You Have Kidney Disease

Chronic kidney disease can be either long-term or chronic, but it is possible to live a normal life with the disease. One of the best things you can do to help manage your disease and keep it from progressing is to eat a healthy, balanced diet. For those with chronic kidney disease, a low-protein diet […]

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