Average intakes in the UK: – Men 84mmol/day -Women 66mmol/day
Restriction often required in renal patients for prevention and management of hyperkalaemia. Level of restriction based on treatment mode, dietary intake and biochemistry.
- Aim approx 1mmol per kg/IBW (e.g. 5ft 8in male ~68mmol)
- Often no restriction required in peritoneal dialysis
- MUST RULE OUT NON-DIETARY
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