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Why is nutrition important for someone with early chronic kidney disease (CKD)?


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Controlling blood glucose, also called blood sugar, and blood pressure through healthy food choices is an important step toward slowing or stopping the progression of CKD. Diabetes and high blood pressure are the two leading causes of CKD in the United States. A person’s eating habits can increase or decrease diabetes and blood pressure risks.

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