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Doctor insights on: Protein Supplements For Dialysis Patients

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Dr. Randy Baker
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Supplements (Definition)

Supplements is also known as Vitamins and supplements. A dietary supplement, also known as food supplement or nutritional supplement, is a preparation intended to supplement the diet and provide nutrients, such as vitamins, minerals, fiber, fatty acids, or amino acids, that may be missing or may not be consumed in sufficient quantities in a person's diet. Some countries define dietary supplements as foods, while ...Read more


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Which whey protein in best for dialysis patients?

Whey Proteins: Most important - look at phosphorous and potassium content and talk to your dietician before you start anything. Products that I have seen suggested are now foods whey protein and body fortress whey protein. But check everything out thoroughly before starting including checking with your doctor. ...Read more

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Can a patient on peritoneal dialysis also take supplements like appeton weight gain?

Can a patient on peritoneal dialysis also take supplements like appeton weight gain?

Definitely: A patient can take theappeton cause they provide vital vitamins and nutrients that would are important for a patient on peritoneal dialysis. Also a patient should also be taking in lots of protein as patients on peritoneal dialysis lose lots of muscle mass and protein. ...Read more

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What is the best supplement for dialysis patient . Please?

What is the best supplement for dialysis patient   . Please?

Dialysis: It is best to ask your Nephrologist this question, as they know what is right and needed for you and your situation. ...Read more

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I am an ITP patient and can I know if it is safe to take whey protein hydrosylate supplement?

I am an ITP patient and can I know if it is safe to take whey protein hydrosylate supplement?

ITP: This is a bleeding disorder due to a low platelet count which can be secondary to other medical conditions or drug-induced. There is generally no dietary restriction for ITP patients but you may want to confirm with your doctor ...Read more

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Which protein supplement is better for me.Myofusion or bsn syntha6 isolate.-- side effects as hep b patient.I workout 5-6 days a week.

Which protein supplement is better for me.Myofusion or bsn syntha6 isolate.-- side effects as hep b patient.I workout 5-6 days a week.

Refer to answer: Most important for body is good fat not protein. Can buy frezeil over the counter, small amount of magnisium 250 mg/day.Defanetly no gmo food. ...Read more

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What are protein supplements ?

What are protein supplements ?

Usually..: 'Whey, either in a powdered form, or liquid (like Premium protein with 30g of protein per 11.2 oz serving. Either is good and the powders can make great protein/berry smoothies, but I like the pre-mixed convenience! Also, you can pack them and have them easily at work or on the road! ...Read more

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Can using protein supplements help when doing male enhancement exercises?

Yes: I assume by 'male enhancement' excercises you mean muscle building activity. If this is the case then yes, protein is essential. High levels of protein can be a little tough on the kidneys, so stay hydrated. For high intensity exercise i would plan on a gram of protein per pound per day. ...Read more

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What are the different types of protein supplements?

What are the different types of protein supplements?

Why not get it fresh: Soy/beans, nuts, wheat/whey, fish, lean chickens, eggwhites, and lean meats are common protein sources. It should be a balance. Find out/learn about what you need: are you just keeping healthy or are looking to build muscle (body building?). Keep in mind: a healhty balance! there are plenty of nutritional books which can guide you step by step. If you have concerns, consult doc. Good luck. ...Read more

Dr. Quresh Khairullah
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Dialysis (Definition)

Simple answer is that it is a medical technology used primarily to provide an artificial replacement for lost kidney function in people with renal failure. Hemodialysis remove wastes and excess water from the blood by circulating blood outside the body through an external filter, called a dialyzer. Blood and dialysate flow through in opposite directions and the ...Read more


Protein (Definition)

Proteins are large molecules made up of a smaller class of molecules called amino acids. Proteins play an enormous role in the function of our bodies including enzymes, messengers, replicating dna, ...Read more