A member asked:

Does the ketogenic diet or metformin or statins raise bun levels? i also lost 30lbs + and been on meds since april and havent been drinking enough water and eat 80-110g of protein and under 14g of net carbs and 8-30g total carbs a day?

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Dr. Birendra Tandan answered

Specializes in Urology

Ketogenic means that which is produced after protein breakdown after ingestion. Yes Bun goes up but noemal kidney function can handle it. Remember too much of a good thing is not necessarily a good thing. Best is normal contolled diet and exercise. Good luck.

Answered Sep 21, 2022



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