/Live Doctor / About Us / Contact Us
  • Facebook:
  • CKD Basics

    How about the prognosis and life expectancy of each stage? And whether your condition still can be reversed? You can surely find the answer here.

    CKD Symptoms A~Z

    Which CKD symptom are you experiencing? Now follow us to learn more about your symptoms and find the natural ways to relieve them.

    CKD Treatment

    What kinds of treatment options can help reverse your condition and avoid dialysis treatment? Here you will surely find new hopes.

    CKD Diet﹠Fitness

    There is no a certain food you can not eat, which depends on your specific condition. learn more about foods & fitness to improve the quality of life.

    CKD Stage1~2

    CKD stage 1-2 means the mild reduction of kidney function, though not serious the condition is, proper managements are still needed.

    CKD Stage 3

    CKD stage 3 means the moderate reduction of kidney function. Some complication are likely to appear at this stage, but it still has a certain possibility to be reversed.

    CKD Stage 4

    CKD stage 4 means the severe reduction of kidney function. And the possibility to reverse the condition has been discounted, but dialysis still can be prevented.

    CKD Stage 5

    CKD stage 5 means the last and most severe stage of kidney disease. But if there still has blood flow in kidneys, dialysis and kidney transplant are still likely to be avoided.

    Lab Test Questionaire Dr's Help Find a doctor

    Go and see which doctor is specialized in managing your condition. Free and professional medical advises can be obtained from him or her.

    In addition to dialysis and kidney transplant, see more about other treatment options which can bring new hopes. read more

    What inpatient life will be like in a foreign hospital? Are you ready to enjoy their colorful inpatient life? read more

    A cozy accommodation can undoubtedly make patients feel eased and relaxed. A good mood is the best treatment for any kinds of kidney diseases. read more

    Breathe the fresh air, enjoy the beautiful flowers and listen to bird singing. The pleasing scenery is bound to make you feel eased. read more

    The accurate diagnosis needs the support from the advanced medical inspection equipments which achieve world-class level. read more

    facebook twitter google+
    Home > About CKD > Diet﹠Fitness >
    | Font Size A A A

    Can CKD Patients Take Cranberry

    Can CKD Patients Take CranberryPatients with CKD always have many restrictions in their Diet, because diet can influence patient’s condition obviously. Cranberry is a fruit which has delicious taste, and it is loved by people around the world. Well then, for patients with CKD, can they take cranberry?

    Cranberry is known as a healthy fruit, and it is also very beneficial for patients with CKD. In fact, cranberry can provide many health benefits to CKD patients.

    1. Preventing infection:

    Cranberry has obvious effect in preventing infection, because cranberry can acidize urine, which will make urine to be a circumstance which is not suitable for the survival of bacteria. Besides, cranberry can also prevent bacteria from adhering to cells, so the survival bacteria will also be removed out from body through urine.

    2. Protecting cardiovascular health:

    Cardiovascular disease is a major cause of death in patients with CKD, so it is important for patients to take measures to prevent cardiovascular disease. Cranberry contains high levels of monounsaturated fatty acids and tocotrienols, and it also has condensed tannins. These substances have obvious effect of preventing the oxidation of bad cholesterol, which are very helpful for protecting patient’s cardiovascular health.

    3. Preventing cancer:

    Condensed tannins also has obvious effect of preventing helicobacter pylori from adhering to gastrointestinal tract, while helicobacter pylori is the major cause of gastric ulcer and stomach cancer.

    4. Preventing skin aging:

    Cranberry also contains abundant antioxidant substances like vitamin C and flavonoids, etc, and it also contains abundant pectin. These substances can eliminate constipation and remove out the toxins and excess fat, which can help prevent skin aging.

    These above are the obvious benefits of cranberry, and the effects of preventing infection and protecting cardiovascular health are very beneficial for patients with CKD. On the other hand, even though cranberry can provide many benefits to CKD patients’ body health, but patients can not take it without limitation. It is necessary for patients to ask for advice from a dietitian before they make it into their eating plan.

    chronic kidney disease is a complicated problem, and patients should do what they can to improve their condition. If you need any help, you can leave us a message about your details and problem. We will do what we can to help you.

    Have any question? Please leave a message below. You will get a feedback within 2 business days. Please remember to leave your Email ID, or Phone No. and Disease Description so that our doctor give the correspending help!
    Pls tell patient's full name(surname, first and middle name) ,we make the record to avoid mixture with other kidney case.
    Patient Full Name:
    Phone Number:
    Kidney Disease:
    Disease Description*:

    CKD Diet﹠Fitness Articles

    About CKD

    CKD Stages

    make a patient appointment or referral today


    Call: US or email to

    Take Our Quiz

    Doctor's Help

    Patient Story

    Patient’s Happy Life In Peking Tung Shin Tang Chinese Medical Hospital

    On October 1st, we hold a big party in order to celebrate our National Day with our patients and their families who come from different countries. In Shijiazhuang Kidney Disease Hospital, the patients ...
    Read This Story

    Latest Articles