What is Sodium?

Robin Russell, MS, RD, LD, is the Fresenius Regional Lead Dietitian at North Texas Region, Great Plains Group. Today she talks with Lori about all-things sodium. People who are on dialysis know the struggles of controlling thirst and managing fluid. Sodium intake has a lot to do with successfully keeping thirst at bay. Robin shares with Lori the difference between table salt, monosodium glutamate (MSG) and all the many other ingredients you will find in food. Listen in to learn all of this, plus some sodium free alternatives.

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Hosted By Lori Hartwell

Lori Hartwell is the Founder & President of Renal Support Network (RSN) and the host of KidneyTalk®, a radio podcast show. Lori was diagnosed with kidney disease at the age of two. In 1993 she founded RSN to instill “health, happiness and hope” into the lives of those affected by chronic kidney disease. Lori is also the author of the inspirational book Chronically Happy: Joyful Living in Spite of Chronic Illness and is a four-time kidney transplant recipient.

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