As you may be aware, Mesa Labs recently launched our new website. Some of the most sought after documents on the site are the technical specifications for our DialyGuard Meters. To the left are some of the main specs for our syringe-style meters.
To see the full specs for all of our DialyGuard meters, visit dialyguard.mesalabs.com, then navigate to Documents & Resources > Documents and Manuals. There, you will see full lists of supporting documents for each of our meters.
Heart-Healthy Diet Tips for Dialysis Patients
Following a heart-healthy diet can be tricky for most people, but is especially difficult for those with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Though difficult, it is vital for people with CKD to be conscious of their diet, as they are especially prone to cardiovascular disease.DaVita recently released an article detailing some very helpful dietary tips to help those with CKD to stay heart-healthy. Below are some highlights to share with your dialysis patients:
Avoid salt and saturated/trans fats
Choose foods rich in mono/polyunsaturated fats
Foods rich in omega-3 fatty acids are important too
Good examples of food items to achieve these goals are 1%, nonfat milk/cottage cheese, apples, chicken (not fried), lean beef or pork, and eggs.For more dietary tips to share with your dialysis patients, visit davita.com.