Associates of Kentuckiana, PSC provides care for all aspects of the prevention and
treatment of kidney disease including the important aspect of
nutrition and lifestyle decisions.
and lifestyle choices, including exercise, are always important;
however, when faced with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD), it becomes even
Associates of Kentuckiana works with licensed, Registered Dietitians
to put together a personalized food plan for your lifestyle and based
on your specific lab results. We do not simply hand you a book or a
few pieces of paper and restrict you in what you can and cannot eat.
By working with one of our Dietitians, you will learn how to make good
food choices that work with your levels.
Working with a
Registered Dietitian may be covered by your insurance. Some insurance
policies may have a "Medical Nutrition Therapy" benefit. Your
insurance company can be contacted by the Dietitian after the doctor
gives the order for you to have "Medical Nutritional Therapy."
exercise are always a good habit regardless of what stage of CKD you
are living with; however in
Stages 3, 4 and 5 - PRE-Dialysis, it may be covered under your
insurance and Medicare.
Ask your doctor
about seeing a Registered Dietitian who specializes in kidney disease.
is essential for prevention as well as living with Chronic Kidney
Disease (CKD). The National Kidney Foundation offers