The Doctor's Kidney Diets: A Nutritional Guide to Managing and Slowing the Progression of Chronic Kidney Disease

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Product Details

Price
$17.95  $16.51
Publisher
Square One Publishers
Publish Date
August 01, 2015
Pages
224
Dimensions
5.9 X 0.7 X 8.9 inches | 0.75 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780757003738
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About the Author

Mandip S. Kang, MD, FASN, received his fellowship in nephrology from Wake Forest University School of Medicine in North Carolina. In addition to being board certified in both Internal Medicine and Nephrology, he has taught at medical schools since 1996. Currently, Dr. Kang is a Managing Partner at the Southwest Kidney Institute located in Glendale, Arizona. He was selected as the Top Doc in his specialty by Phoenix Magazine.

Reviews

"[A] concise, comprehensive, and well-written book about the power of diet in treating all stages of chronic kidney disease (CKD) . . . [author] Kang, using simple, jargon-free language, details the role played by healthy kidneys and what happens when kidney function diminishes (and why); explains which foods, fluids, and supplements discourage the progression of the disease (and which ones hasten it); and presents a wide selection of CKD-friendly diet programs (for heart health, dialysis, post-transplant, etc.) enabling any sufferer to find a relevant plan . . . [O]ffers 55 delicious-sounding recipes, a handy glossary, and an invaluable list of resources including books, organizations, and websites . . . a must-have for anyone with CKD."

--Publishers Weekly