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What Is The Proper Diet For FSGS Patients

What Is The Proper Diet For FSGS PatientsIn addition to the medication treatment, diet therapy is also a very important part for FSGS patients, according to many clinical experiments. In other words, not all the patients need to follow the same diet plan. Recently, more and more patients with FSGS go around asking: what is the proper diet for FSGS patients on earth? Fortunately, this article mainly aims at telling the exact answer.

Now, we want to explain it from four points and every point has its specifical significance.

1. Having moderate protein

Generally speaking, for FSGS patients with illness condition in early stage ( stage 1-3 ), 0.6-0.8g of protein per pound of body weight is suggested per day. And for these with stage 4 FSGS, they are allowed to consume 0.4g of protein per pound of body weight a day. While for FSGS patients in stage 5 who still don’t start dialysis, 0.2g of protein intake per pound a day is proper and once they began dialysis, they usually need to ingest more protein than normal people. In addition, high quality protein which can be found in egg white, fresh fish, milk, lean meat, etc is proved to have less burden on damaged kidneys, for this reason, these high quality protein foods are highly recommended to FSGS patients.

2. Eating low potassium and phosphorus foods

Whether high potassium level or high phosphorus level, both are life-threatening, but almost every FSGS patient may meet this condition. In view of this, once you are told with high potassium level or high phosphorus level, you must avoid foods rich in potassium and phosphorus try your best.

3. Consuming less salt

This suggestion mainly aims at the patients who are suffering from serious edema and high blood pressure. If you just meet this situation, please pay close attention to.

4. Ingesting enough vitamin

Due to strict diet restriction, patients are always short of enough vitamin intake. In serious case, they are suggested to eat some vitamin supplements to make sure enough vitamin in their body.

The above are some suggestions about the proper diet for FSGS patients but it does not suit for everyone. Now, go and consult our doctors directly to design a specialized diet plan just based on your own illness condition. We will surely 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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