Kidney clinics provide education, support and counseling to patients/families who have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD).
What to expect
Kidney clinics provide education, support and counseling to patients who have Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) and their families.
Services include individual and group self-management classes, nutritional counselling and personal lifestyle counseling. The interdisciplinary team includes:
- social workers,
- dietitian and
The goals of the team in cooperation with kidney specialist are to:
- Help patients delay the progression of kidney disease.
- Educate patients and their families about treatment choices for chronic kidney disease (peritoneal dialysis, hemodialysis, home hemodialysis and kidney transplantation or end of life care).
- Encourage a healthy lifestyle.
- Provide support to patients and their families.