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What Foods Should Be Given for Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy

2015-11-26 09:08

What Foods Should Be Given for Patients with Diabetic NephropathyDiet can be regarded as the most basic treatment for protecting diabetic kidney disease patients from the further damage. However, for most patients, they may have no idea what food they can eat. It’s OK. After reading the passage, you will master friendly-kidney diet plan. Any questions, please do feel free to contact our Online Doctor or email to You will get free help within 24 hours!

Generally speaking, according to the friendly-kidney dietary principles, you will get a good diet plan for yourself.

1. Control high blood sugar--foods that can lower high sugar level.

For Diabetic Nephropathy, they should first control their high blood sugar firmly, because uncontrolled blood glucose level will aggravate kidney damage. From the point, they are advise to take some foods which can lower high the high blood sugar, such as oatmeal, broccoli, spinach, green beans, strawberries, salmon, lean meats, sparking water and cinnamon. Besides, diabetic patients should avoid high sugar foods. All these will be helpful to control their high blood sugar.

2. Reduce kidneys’ burden--foods that can produce few wastes.

First of all, patients should limit protein intake, because too much protein intake will increase the kidney burden and aggravate the kidney damage. Second, patients should also limit the salt intake, because too much salt intake will aggravate hypertension and swelling. Third, they also need to take proper potassium, phosphorus, calcium and other microelements depending on their illness condition.

3. Protect residual renal function-foods that can help repair renal damage

Some herbal tea can help lay a solid foundation for repairing kidney damage like dandelion root tea, nettle leaf tea, corn silk tea, and so on. These teas are the natural diuretic which can remove extra wastes from the body effectively.

All these general dietary principles help to remit the symptoms they have and reduce the kidney damage to protect the residual kidney function. Sincerely hope you can live a healthy life with these suggestions.

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