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Renal failure and its complications place a large amount of stress on the health of renal failure patients and their carers.
Complications of high blood pressure, poor fluid and electrolyte control, poor dialysis, poor appetite and breakdown of body energy stores may all combine to compromise nutritional intake and health. Adequate dietetic care can minimise these problems and improve quality of life.
Renal dietitians support renal inpatients, outpatients and their carers with:
Our renal dieticians are also involved in management, teaching and research.