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Can People with Chronic Kidney Disease Eat Foods with Potassium

2014-10-23 17:20

Can People with Chronic Kidney Disease Eat Foods with PotassiumUsually, after people got kidney disease, doctors will tell them to keep a fit diet, that can help to increase the curative effect and ease the burden of kidney. Then can people with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) eat foods with potassium ?

When you suffer from this disease, nutritional management plays an important role for the treatment of it. Depending on the severity of your disease, your recommended diet may change over time. Especially, in a more advanced stage of your disease when your glomerular filtration rate (GFR)continues to decrease, the amount of protein together with calories and other nutrients (e.g. minerals and vitamins) in your diet have to be adjusted to meet your changing needs.

Please note that the following nutrients should be carefully monitored if you suffer from chronic kidney disease:

Protein

Phosphate

Calcium

Potassium

Sodium

Fluid

Additionally it is important, that your nutrition contains enoughcalories (energy), because many patients developmalnutrition, particularly in later stages of the disease.

As we mentioned above the recommended diet will change in different stage of this disease, that means you may can not eat this kind of foods in one stage but can eat it in another stage. For example, people in the early stage of this disease they need not to control the intake of potassium, but if they fall into the advanced stage of this disease, especially for patient with little urine output or no urine output.

So for the question of can people with Chronic Kidney Disease eat foods with potassium, we should decide it according to the patient’s condition. If you have other questions or need any help in making diet plan, you are welcome to contact our online doctor or leave messages to us, we will supply free advice for you as soon as possible

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