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Earlier in the month, we discussed how chronic kidney disease patients can make smarter diet choices to help slow the progression of the disease. In addition to those tips, there are some food substitutions that people with kidney disease can make to avoid over-consuming minerals such as potassium and phosphorus that should be closely regulated in a kidney-friendly diet.

Potassium is a mineral found in almost all foods. The body… read more

Posted July 22, 2013
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Staying safe, healthy, and independent at home is important for people who have chronic illnesses, like kidney disease. However, the many aspects of disease management and the lifestyle changes necessary to keep kidneys as healthy as possible can be difficult to handle on one’s own. That's where home care can help!

A qualified home care agency such as Independence-4-Seniors in the Chicago area can develop unique in-home care plans that not only keep… read more

Posted July 15, 2013
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Diabetes can lead to a variety of health complications, including kidney disease. Diabetes is actually the primary cause of kidney failure, and approximately 40 percent of people with diabetes will develop chronic kidney disease.

Protect your kidneys
The good news is that diabetic kidney disease does not happen quickly, which means you can take steps to protect your kidneys! Even if your kidneys are already damaged, you can control your diabetes to… read more

Posted July 08, 2013
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Quotes from our ClientsHow do we begin to thank you for the wonderful support and care you gave to Mom and the entire family. Her illness was brief, which was a blessing. Out of all the bad came some good. We were honored to have Eileen move so willingly into Mom’s home and care for her for those few weeks. She not only took care of Mom, but all of us. She tenderly guided us through the process of Mom’s death. Eileen is an amazing and talented woman who quickly became a part of our family. We are richer people for her presence in our lives. It became apparent that there were angels along the journey of Mom’s illness and death. The both of you and especially Eileen are among those angels. Thank you!

- Fondly, the family of M.R.


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