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Getting Protein Supplying for Diabetic Nephropathy Patient

Getting Protein Supplying for Diabetic Nephropathy Patient

If suffer form diabetic nephropathy, what should we do to get correct protein supply?

Mr. Zhang diagnosed with Proteinuria/Creatinine level 110mg/g, which is over normal range and means kidney involving. Physical exam doctor suggest him that blood sugar should under control, and you also have to control protein intake from diet. But, he can not figure out: there is leaking of protein in urine, which will lead to a short of protein, I should supply necessary protein, but, why tell me to limit protein intake? How much is suggested amount? I think that a lot of patients are wondering about how to get correct protein intake and what is the best way.

Doctor Zhang, professor in Diabetic Nephropathy Research Center in Beijing, said that we all hear about an adage, diabetes is not worse, but complications of it. Diabetic nephropathy has a high risk because of diabetic minimal change. And, changes on diabetic nephropathy mainly emphasis in controlling blood sugar and treatment to reducing protein urine. Besides, controlling protein intake also matters.

In early stage of diabetic nephropathy, because of glocouse and filtration rate abnormal caused by high blood sugar will develop into a reducing of glomerular filtration rate and kidney failure. Controlling the intake of protein can protein filtration rate and avoid burden kidneys to slow down the progression of kidney disease and also create a good environment of diabetic nephropathy.

Protein intake suggestion is as follow:

Normal protein in urine patient: 1.0-1.2g/kg per day;

Early stage diabetic nephropathy paient: 0.8-1.0 g/kg per day;

Clinical diabetic nephropathy patient: 0.6-0.8 g/kg per day;

Diabetic nephropathy combined with uremia: 0.6 g/kg per day;

Taking protein should choose high quality protein, such as milk, eggs, and fish.

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