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What are some vitamins to avoid kidney failure?

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If a patient has been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, the American Kidney Foundation suggests that a doctor prescribes a regime of B-complex and vitamin C. The chronic condition also changes a body's ability to make and retain certain vitamins, so other supplements could be necessary.

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The American Kidney Foundation suggests that people with healthy kidneys who eat a variety of foods from the major food groups can easily obtain suggested amounts of vitamins and minerals. Regular exercise, weight control, limited alcohol use all help to avoid kidney disease. Vitamins C, D, B-6, and calcium and potassium aid healthy kidney function.

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