If your child suffers from renal failure — when his kidneys don't work properly — too much potassium may build up in your child's blood. The best way to prevent this is to limit the amount of potassium your child ingests by regulating your child's diet.
How Boston Children's Hospital approaches potassium restriction
Our Clinical Nutrition Service (CNS) provides comprehensive nutrition consultation services for patients of all ages. Our experts help you and your family design a diet appropriate for your child's needs.