Chronic Kidney Disease

Lifestyle modifications

NUTRITION

  • Severe protein restriction is not recommended until late stage (1)
  • Salt restriction (1)

SMOKING

  • Smoking cessation is recommended (1)

WEIGHT

  • Weight loss is recommended if obese (1)

References

1) https://bestpractice.bmj.com/topics/en-us/84/management-approach


Resources

EXPLANATION TO EVIDENCE PRESENTATION

Figure: Evidence pyramid

Evidence based on guidelines and evidence based Clinical Decision Systems is written in BOLD font

Evidence based on meta analysis or systematic reviews is written in BOLD and CURSIVE font

​Evidence based on randomized controlled trials is written in PLAIN font

Evidence based on observational / cohort studies is written in CURSIVE font