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What Diet Should I Be Looking into with FSGS Stage 3

What Diet Should I Be Looking into with FSGS Stage 3“Hi, I have been diagnosed with FSGS stage 3. What diet should I be looking into?” If you have the similar medical condition and doubt on diet, the following information can help you have a clear mind.

You should look into protein intake.

Moderate protein intake is to satisfy the need of body. For patients with FSGS stage 3, they should eat protein as well, but they should limit the intake of protein into 0.6-0.8 g/kg per day. Too much protein consumption worsens proteinuria and speed up kidney failure, so it is not recommended.

You should look into sodium intake.

If you have high blood pressure and swelling, you should limit the intake of sodium, because it can deteriorate your condition further. Food high in sodium includes salt, pickles, processed food, etc. When your blood pressure and swelling are alleviated, you can follow a normal sodium intake.

You should look into vitamin intake.

Vitamins are essential for normal body function. With FSGS, it is prone for you to suffer from vitamin deficiency. In such case, you can supplement moderately through fresh vegetables and fruits.

You should look into carbohydrate intake.

Because the restriction of protein and fat, you should take enough carbohydrate to provide energy. And carbohydrate intake can also reduce protein metabolism in your body, which is good for you to control BUN.

You should look into trace elements intake.

It is necessary for you to have an eye on potassium, phosphorus, calcium and other trace elements in your body. If they are high, you should limit the food high in them. If they are lower than the normal range, you should supplement moderate.

What diet should I be looking into with FSGS stage 3? It depends on many factors, such as your GFR, symptoms and complications you have, etc. If you would like a diet that is only right for you, please send your medical test report to igacure@gmail.com or communicate with our online doctor directly. After analyzing your case, we can give you some guidance.

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