Fast Five Quiz: Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) Hyperphosphatemia

A. Brent Alper, Jr, MD, MPH


April 26, 2021

Restricting dietary phosphate is an important practice for patients with advanced CKD and it is one of the strategies for correcting hyperphosphatemia. However, it is a complex and challenging task, and diet alone is often insufficient and unreliable for keeping phosphate concentrations within the recommended range. Consequently, many patients are advised to restrict dietary phosphate intake in addition to adequate dialysis and phosphate-lowering therapies.

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