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A Renal Diet Guideline
Protein/Fluid Limits: The kidney is responsible for excreting waste and maintaining an electrolyte balance. Patients with kidney disease can have a decreased capacity to do the aforementioned, so "renal diets" are focused on limiting proteins (which are metabolized into kidney-excreted wastes like urea), fluids, and electrolyte fluctuations. This is analogous to "diabetic diets" controlling blood glucose fluctuations. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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Low protein: Low dairy, low potassium. The latter means restrict potaoes, oranges, bananas, and squash. Also, strict low salt intake under 2000mg of sodium per day. Renal diet should be associated with fluid restriction under 1.5 quarts per day of all kinds of fluid intake. Not encouraging fluids like most people think! ...Read more
Renal diet: It depends on the degree of renal insufficiency. For mild disease, salt is the most important item to limit. As the degree of renal failure progresses, you should watch phosphorus intake and potassium intake as those are both cleared by the kidney and can lead to significant problems as they build up. Limiting salt intake to 1.5-2grams/daily is important for a healthy bp. ...Read more
Renal Diet: Wastes in the blood come from food and liquids that are consumed. People with kidney disease must adhere to a kidney diet to cut down on the amount of waste in their blood. Following a kidney diet may also bolster kidney function and delay total kidney failure.A kidney diet is one that is low in sodium, phosphorous and protein.Every person is different, a dietician will work with each patient. ...Read more
Probably No. : Gatorade has added electrolytes which need to be accounted for in renal diets. The potassium and sodium is there a fluid restriction? Depends on how severe the renal disease. If the patient is on dialysis, all of those need to be monitored very closely. Even if not on dialysis, renal dz severe enough to require a "renal diet" probably needs to discuss gatorade w potassium and sodium levels w md. ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
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