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A young persons experience of living with kidney disease


Living with kidney disease can sometimes be a challenge. Hear the views of a young person who has lived with kidney disease perspective as she shares her top hints and tips in the videos below:


Video 1: My hints and tips for eating out when living with kidney disease



Video 2: My hints and tips when following a fluid restriction



Video 3: My hints and tips for remembering to take medications



Video 4: my hints and tips for following a reduced salt diet



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