Food

What to eat before and during the dialysis

Snacks and dietetic food

A light meal is recommended before your dialysis. At the beginning of the session you can have a snack, as previously prepared by the nutritionist.

You are allowed to bring your own snacks. Usually limited food (banana, grapes, chocolate, etc.) may be ingested during the first hour of your treatment. However, eating during dialysis increases the risk of hypotension, especially in elderly and diabetic patients.

Be careful and get advice from the nurse.