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Dietary Maneuvers to Reduce Production of Colon-Derived Uremic Solutes

This study will assess whether dietary fiber supplements can reduce the production of chemicals which are produced by colon bacteria and normally excreted from the body by the kidney, but build up in the body in patients on hemodialysis.

Stanford is currently accepting patients for this trial.

Lead Sponsor:

Stanford University

Collaborator: National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Stanford Investigator(s):


  • Dietary Supplement: Fiber
  • Dietary Supplement: Corn starch




Inclusion Criteria:

   - stable dialysis patients able to provide consent.

Exclusion Criteria:-- known g.i. disease

   - use of antibiotics for the last two month or expected antibiotic use

   - recent hospitalization or other event resulting in instability of food intake

Ages Eligible for Study

18 Years - N/A

Genders Eligible for Study


Now accepting new patients

Contact Information

Stanford University
School of Medicine
300 Pasteur Drive
Stanford, CA 94305
Timothy Meyer