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    What Diet Should I Have with GFR 25 And IgA Nephropathy

    2014-04-17 02:50| Font Size A A A

    What Diet Should I Have with GFR 25 And IgA NephropathyFor patients with IgA nephropathy, they will have the accumulation of IgA immune globulin in their kidney, which can damage their kidney function and cause them to have many health problems. GFR is an important standard to learn about patient’s kidney function, and if patients with IgA nephropathy have GFR 25, it is important for patients to take measures to deal with their condition.

    Diet can influence our health condition obviously, and patients with IgA nephropathy should also regulate their diet according to their own condition. Well then, for patients with GFR 25, what diet should patients with GFR 25 have?

    1. Low sodium:

    Low sodium is very important for patients with IgA nephropathy, because much sodium in body can cause patients to have hypertension and edema. While hypertension can aggravate patient’s kidney damage obviously, which is a very dangerous complication.

    2.Appropriate protein intake:

    Protein is a substance which can produce lots of metabolic wastes. These wastes should be filtrated out by kidney, which can increase the workload of kidney, and aggravate patient’s kidney damage.

    On the other hand, protein is an important nutrient for our body, and the essential protein intake should be guaranteed. Besides, patients with IgA nephropathy often have nephrotic syndrome, which means patients will have massive protein loss, and patients will need to supply the protein loss timely.

    3. Moderate calory:

    Moderate calory intake is very beneficial for patients with kidney disease, because that can guarantee the need of patient’s body activity, which can reduce the decomposition of protein in patient’s body. That is very beneficial for patient’s kidney function and overall health.

    4. Appropriate potassium and low phosphorus:

    When kidney is damaged, patients will have the metabolic disorder of electrolytes, and the metabolic disorders of potassium and phosphorus can cause patients to have many severe health problems. Thereby, it is important for patients to regulate the intake of potassium and phosphorus in their diet.

    It is necessary for patients with IgA nephropathy to have low phosphorus intake in their diet, because patients mainly have hyperphosphatemia, which can cause renal osteopathy or itching.

    Patients may have hyperkalemia and hypokalemia, and it is more likely for patients to have hyperkalemia, but both of them can cause patients to have many health problems. Thereby, it is necessary for patients to regulate their potassium intake according to their own condition.

    These are some important points in the diet of patients with IgA nephropathy, and there are also many other aspects should be considered in their diet. Patients should regulate them according to their own condition, and it is necessary for patients to find help from a dietitian.

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