Importance of hyperphosphatemia in chronic kidney disease, how to avoid it and treat it by nutritional measures
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Renal insufficiency
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Garcia Ospina CA, Holguín MC, Cáceres Escobar D, Restrepo Valencia CAV. Importance of hyperphosphatemia in chronic kidney disease, how to avoid it and treat it by nutritional measures. Rev. Colomb. Nefrol. [Internet]. 2017 Feb. 7 [cited 2022 Aug. 13];4(1):38-56. Available from:


Treatment of patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) at all levels of healthcare, is a frequent challenge that deserves the best expertise and the best professional team. Phosphorus ingest in the diet and its implications for kidney function have been widely depicted in the literature. However, our patients lack of simple strategies that have a high impact on their eating habits within their economical possibilities. The goals of the present review are to provide a multidisciplinary group of professionals with an updated insight into hyperphosphataemia in CKD and share the results of a strategy carried out by a group of cross-disciplinary professionals, to identify the amount of phosphorus found in the most consumed foods by our patients, and to adapt of a new educational tool in order to be implemented during consultation.
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