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A merry, healthy Christmas

IT’S two weeks before Christmas! With gatherings and celebrations this season, the temptation to indulge in sweet, salty, and fatty food is greater compared to other times of the year. Since our physical health affects our quality of life, daily activities, relationships, finances, and even our mood, here’s a rundown of health facts that will hopefully make us think twice before we get another serving of our sweet, salty, and fatty favorites.

More than 2 million people worldwide with kidney failure require chronic dialysis. They must follow strict limitations as to what they eat and drink. Longer, more frequent dialysis would offer better outcomes, but current dialysis machines aren’t portable. They limit patients’ freedom of movement and ability to engage in the normal activities of daily living.

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