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    Can Patients with Diabetic Nephropathy Drink Tea

    2013-12-03 15:39| Font Size A A A

    Diabetic Nephropathy, TeaGenerally speaking, patients above their 40's are susceptible to Diabetes which is silent killer with high incidence. As a big fan of Tea, most patients with Diabetic Nephropathy may wonder whether they can maintain such habit.

    Diabetic Nephropathy, as a matter of fact, is most serious complication of long-term diabetes that almost 50% of patients cannot choose but take dialysis because of Kidney Failure with life expectancy for 3~5 years.

    Then is it allowed for patients with Diabetic Nephropathy to drink tea? What specie is preferred?

    Actually, tea is acceptable attributes to its special ingredient called tea polyphenol which is applied to inhibit increased blood sugar. Nevertheless, this substance is unstable which is easy to decompose when heated. So it is preferred to make tea with cold boiled water first for 20 minutes, which should be drunk half an hour before meal with one-half cup.

    However, not all kinds of tea are suitable for patients with Diabetic Nephropathy, which is listed below.

    1.Fresh tea is improper to patients attributes to limited deposited time that inoxidized substances such as polyphenols, aldehydes and alcohol are able to stimulate gastrointestinal mucosa, thus inducing stomach illness. Besides, caffeine, active alkaloids and aromatic substance suscitate central nervous system, which is unadvisable to drink with empty stomach or before sleep.

    2.Chrysanthemum tea is unbefitting because of its cold property with 0.9% trace lipids as well as flavone that patients may suffer from declined immunity. Meanwhile, its sweet taste goes against with control of blood sugar.

    3.Overnight tea is harmful to patients with Diabetic Nephropathy, which puts down to lost vitamin C and other nutritional ingredient. What’s worse, breeding of a mass of bacteria and virus will worsen current situation and deteriorate renal burden.

    The content above is a general idea about whether patients are allowed to drink tea. If you want o know more about detailed suggestions in daily life, please leave a message below or talk to our online service for free.

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