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What is Proper Diet For Reducing High Creatinine Level In FSGS

What is Proper Diet For Reducing High Creatinine Level In FSGSWhat is proper diet for reducing high creatinine level in FSGS? When people are diagnosed with FSGS, they often hear that their doctors and nurses are talking about their creatinine level. Generally speaking, when your creatinine level has increased, around 50% of kidney function are damaged. Kidney experts suggest that in addition to adopting some effective treatments, it is more important to set out a reasonable diet plan for reducing high creatinine level in FSGS, which is beneficial to the self-repair of kidney and relieve the burden of residual kidney function greatly.

What is proper diet for reducing high creatinine level in FSGS?

First of all, FSGS patients with high creatinine level should control the intake of foods high in protein, potassium, phosphorus and sodium restrictively. Eating less protein can reduce the production of urea which can cause heavy workload of your kidneys. Meanwhile, if patients are suffering from heavy edema or high blood pressure, they are suggested to have lower salt diet or even salt-free diet everyday.

However, inadequate protein or other elements consumption can cause malnutrition and other serious problems for FSGS patients. So in order to maintain the normal function of our body, please consult your doctor the right amount of protein as soon as possible or chat with our doctors freely.

Secondly, you may need to take calcium supplements to prevent bone disease, and vitamin D to control the balance of calcium and phosphorus in your body.

Thirdly, the following introduces some specific foods you can eat and can not eat.

Suggested foods: cabbage, cucumber,turnip, garlic, radishes, lettuce, carrots, oat bran, tofu, soy milk, sprouts, omega3-rich foods, etc.

Avoided foods: butter, red meats, sweets, white flour, white bread, coffee, tea, etc.

In conclusion, FSGS patients should pay more attention to each food in their diet everyday. Actually, there is no a certain answer about whether a certain food you can or can not eat. Because different person has different illness conditions. Please contact us freely for a personalized diet suggestions just depend on your own conditions. We are glad to help you.

Hope the above information is helpful for you. If you have any other questions on kidney disease or want to get more personalized and professional treatment suggestions, please leave a message below.







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