Kidney Educational Videos/Recipes/Articles

Microtrix multivitamin for kidney patients on low protein diets
I wanted to write a short piece on our new multivitamin, Microtrix, to explain the need for this product. In late 2018 and early 2019, we found many patients were taking traditional multivitamins and/or vitamins meant for dialysis patients.  One...
Combined nitrogen content is everything
First, what is nitrogen? As stated, nitrogen is the waste product from your body consuming protein.  We see these nitrogen waste products in our blood work as blood urea nitrogen or BUN  Here are the steps our bodies take when...
Magnesium and kidney patient mortality rates
As stated, Keto analogues must be converted to a form that is stable; calcium, magnesium, sodium, and lots of others are possible.  Calcium was the choice in the 1970’s and 1980’s. However, as of 2019 new options came to the market...
Working toward a evidence based and validated kidney diet
Low protein diets and protein supplements are two sides of the same coin and cannot be separated.  Diets will make or break our success more than the protein supplement.  The reason is that we can negate the benefits of any...
Low glycemic index-Diabetic friendly
Something happened overseas that changed the way I think about raw ingredients. I was overseas on a factory tour and I asked why 50 lb bags of table sugar were stacked to the ceiling.  The answer was that they were making...
Supplemental calcium intake and keto acids
Most of us associate calcium with bone health, not protein supplements. Keto analogues are not stable unless converted to a different form like calcium, magnesium, sodium, and so on.  This is why calcium shows up in your protein supplement.  In the...
Why do kidney patients take or need protein supplements?
Protein supplements are needed only when patients are on a low- or very low-protein diet. Low- or very low-protein diets are not safe over the long term without ensuring daily protein intake needs are met.  If you are on a...
Albutrix gives the extra margin my kidneys need
  Hi, my name is Art Lane. I'm a 71 year old CKD patient now. Prior to being referred to a nephrologist, I had talked with my primary care physician about my worsening kidney function, but there certainly wasn't any...
A better option than the dialysis
  My name is David Carespa Diani. I'm 63 years old. In March of 2018, I noticed three little arrows on my test results for GFR, creatinine, and my BUN levels. So, after I met with my doctor, he wasn't...
How can Lee Hull convince me to do this?
  Hello, my name is John David Mars. I'm from Etowah, Tennessee originally and spent most of my life flying airplanes for the Air Force. I first noticed that I had a problem shortly after my wife died. We'd just...
The improvement is outstanding
  Yes, I am Jim Bazan. I've had kidney disease for about four or five years. My kidney creatinine has changed somewhat over the time, going from basically 1.7, and finally ended up a few months ago at 5.21, which...
Get rid of inflammation from my body
Good afternoon. I am an 85-year-old retired university professor and scientist. At this time in my life, one year ago, I got the shock that I was in the stage three of this disease. It was rather disappointing the way...
I'm excited to try the cookbook
  Good day. I'm Liz. I live in a beautiful area of the South of Australia called Gembrook. I've competed at an international standard with horses, and so I've been an athlete all my life. When I virtually gave up...
Animal protein is hard on the kidney
  Hi everybody. My name is [Ariella Safer 00:00:07]. I'm a retired nurse practitioner and I have stage three kidney disease. I originally started having problems when I was diagnosed with cancer in 2003 and subsequent to that, I had...
There was hope on the horizon
  Okay, well, my name is Jennifer. I was first diagnosed with stage three kidney disease about 20 years ago. However, at the end of 2018, my disease had progressed to stage five. I was very downhearted and I prayed...
I'm a huge fan of Lee Hull
  Okay. Hi, I'm [inaudible 00:00:06], and I'm a huge fan of Lee Hull because he has saved my life. I went from a GFR of 38 that was continuing to descend, in a two month period, to a GFR...
All right. You ready?
    Yeah. Here we go. My name is David Hulme. I am 72 years old, and I'm from Linden, Texas. I guess it was 2015 or 2014 that I realized that I had a kidney problem. I went to...
Educate yourself
  Hello. My name is Jason Wood. I have chronic kidney disease or CKD. I was first diagnosed, I'm not even sure if you'd call it a diagnosis, when I noticed that my lab values were out of the normal...