A Patient’s View on Exercise and ESKD

An article by HDU President Nichole Jefferson published in CJASN: Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology.

Excerpt:

No matter the illness or condition, the immediate response from health care professionals is to exercise. Although there has been an abundance of studies to justify this, often I have left a doctor’s appointment feeling inadequate. I felt this way, because I did not feel as though I was living up to the standards set forth for exercise. Although I have been constantly advised to exercise, not once has any health care professional asked me how I felt physically and emotionally while attempting to exercise.


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