Doing well with kidney failure is a challenge. You will feel better if you
♦stick to your treatment schedule
♦review your medicines with your health care provider at every visit and take your medicines as prescribed
♦work with a dietitian to develop an eating plan that includes foods you enjoy eating while also helping your health
♦stay active—take a walk or do some other physical activity that you enjoy
♦stay in touch with your friends and family
Treatment with dialysis or transplant will help you feel better and live longer. Your health care team will work with you to create a treatment plan to address any health problems you have. Your treatment will include steps you can take to maintain your quality of life and activity level.
Your eating plan plays an important role. When you have kidney failure, what you eat and drink may help you maintain a healthy balance of salts, minerals, and fluids in your body.