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    Can Patients with Stage 3 CKD Eat Pumpkin

    Stage 3 CKD, PumpkinPumpkin is welcomed food material in western countries, which can be used to make pumpkin pie and cookie. However, patients with Stage 3 CKD may wonder whether they are acceptable to enjoy such delicacy. Our live doctor is willing to offer you free consultation.

    CKD is abbreviation of Chronic Kidney Disease, which is long-term renal damage with refractory and protracted diseased course for more than 3 months, which has long plagued experts in medical area attributes to its high morbidity and mortality that patients suffer from increasingly serious clinical features from slight pathological and physiological changes to severe parenchymal and functional damage according to distinct diseased causes, regions and degrees.

    Stage 3 CKD is specific period therein, which implies medium renal damage with significant GFR decline of 30~59ml/min that patients behaves as deteriorative kidney related symptoms as well as emerging systemic complications of multiple tissue and organs. It is worth noting that patients with current situation are promising to be reversed with timely and effective medical treatment as well as scientific daily healthcare.

    While pumpkin has various beneficial elements, which are as follows.


    Polysaccharide of pumpkin is nonspecific immunopotentiator, which is able to activate complement and improve cytokines production, thus regulating immune system.


    Pectin has significant adsorbability, which is applied to adhere and eliminate bacteria, wastes and other baneful elements such as heavy metal and radioelement so as to remove blood stasis out of body.


    Pumpkin is rich in cobalt, which plays a part in activating metabolism, improving hematopoietic function, synthesizing vitamin B12, thus preventing Diabetes.

    Besides, pumpkin has the function of cancer prevention and renal protection as well.

    As stated above, pumpkin has numerous advantages. Nevertheless, not all of the patients with stage 3 CKD are allowed to eat it puts down to high content of calcium and potassium. So patients under such condition should strictly follow the guidance of your professional renal doctor.

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