By Jennifer S. Scherer, MD
Living with advanced chronic kidney disease (CKD) presents many challenges. You may sleep poorly, feel weak or tired. Your skin can itch. Food tastes different, and you just don’t feel like eating much. It’s difficult to get around because your feet and ankles are swollen. All in all, it’s hard to get through the day and do many of the things you and your family used to enjoy.
But you don’t have to go through this alone. There are ways to improve your quality of life. Palliative care can help. … Read More