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Can People With IgA Nephropathy Eat Potato

Can People With IgA Nephropathy Eat PotatoNo matter what stage IgA Nephropathy you are, diet is always an important part of your treatment plan. Can people with IgA Nephropathy eat potato? More and more IgA nephropathy patients want to know the answer urgently. Don’t worry, this article is bound to help you greatly.

Potato, no matter how you eat, potato pie, baked potato, fried potato, shredded potato, etc, all of them are very delicious. But for IgA nephropathy patients, they can not eat potato freely, the reason is that eating potato incorrectly will worsen their kidneys. In other words, whether patients can eat potato need to depend on their specific condition.

1. Urine output

In the early stage of IgA nephropathy, generally speaking, patients’ urine output is still normal, in this case, the excessive wastes, toxins and more liquids can be discharged successfully from the body. So they are allowed to eat potato in the right amount but to avoid fried potato that will increase the workload on the kidney.

2. Blood sugar

As we all know that potato is a good source of starch that can help increase blood glucose largely, for IgA nephropathy patients who are also suffering from diabetes or high blood sugar, they should avoid potato try their best.

3. The level of potassium

Low potassium is a common complication of peritoneal dialysis. Because potato contains rich potassium, so it is recommended for IgA patients with low potassium or on peritoneal dialysis.

4. Patients who can’t urinate normally, have high potassium level or are hemodialysis, they should avoid potato strictly.

From the above, it is not difficult to find that not all the IgA nephropathy patients should avoid potato in their daily life. So you had better to talk with your online doctors carefully before consume it. Any follow-up questions about can people with IgA Nephropathy eat potato or other foods, feel free to let us know, we will give you more suggestions in detail.

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