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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jeremy Gitomer
28 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Low Sodium !!!!: A low sodium diet will lower blood pressure and theoretically decrease the pressure inside the kidney filters (glomeruli) slowing the loss of kidney f ... Read More

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Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Avoid dialysis: Yes, it is possible to avoid dialysis in stage 2 kidney, but it is not guaranteed. You need to be under the care of a nephrologist to find out what ca ... Read More
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A 70-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Salt intake: It is not the spices but salt that you need to watch out for. You do need to watch other aspects of your diet and it would be helpful to consult a nut ... Read More
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Dr. Alvin Lin answered
29 years experience Geriatrics
No but . . .: Talk to your doctor about how much protein you should be consuming. Also make sure your blood pressure is optimally controlled, not just good enough. ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Jack Rubin
47 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Status of CKD: If a person has CKD stage 3 or higher, that person should be seen by a nephrologist (n) every 3 months to monitor the person's status and to see if an ... Read More
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A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Misunderstanding?: Maybe I understand now. You've asked several questions. There are diabetes medicines that may have to be reduced as the kidneys fail, but that's becau ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Veeraish Chauhan
13 years experience Nephrology and Dialysis
Traditionally : In the old days when we didn't have dialysis available, low protein diets were often used to treat patients with advanced kidney disease. Now, however ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ed Friedlander
43 years experience Pathology
Not the key: Especially in this era of statins and angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors, protein restriction is not the key to preventing progression of kidney ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Nelson
35 years experience Family Medicine
Let's define "salt": Jake, table salt is not "bad" any more than glucose is bad. Table salt is sodium chloride, but sodium can be bound to many anions to form other "sal ... Read More
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A 46-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ajay Acharya
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Depends: It may be a independent issue. Diet/gene are equally involved. Just not eating breakfast / pre-diabetic state will cause it. Fried fatty food will con ... Read More
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A 34-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
No need to avoid: Caffeine, in moderation. In fact the unknown content of ginseng may be less safe than tea or coffee.
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