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What is a good diet for iga nephropathy patients?

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Dr. Donald Steinmuller answered

Specializes in Nephrology and Dialysis

Low antigen diet: Patients with IgAN have an immune problem. An Italian study by Ferri reported a marked reduction in proteinuria in IgAN patients put on a strict low-antigen diet (a diet free of foods likely to cause immune response- http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8302454). Such diets are low in wheat, soy, food preservatives, and food coloring. Contact Claudio Ferri Univ L'Aquila Coppito, Italy for more info

Answered 1/20/2018



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