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What Types Of Food Can Someone Eat When On Dialysis And Is Dietbetic
Healthy diet: Eat whole, colored fruit and veggies. Seven servings / day. Protein: Egg whites, quinoa, white fish, lean poultry breast, lean sirloin, no animal fats, no saturated fats. Plant fats are good. No bread, sugar, pasta, pizza, corn, soft drinks, sugared juices, fast cereals. Oat meal and bran and grapenuts are excellent. Yogurt excellent. Cottage cheese good. Balance. Set calorie goal. Count calories. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
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
What is name of the illness where person needs to have blood transfusion? And they only eat little food and look slim and can't gain weight?
?Puzzle? Medi-check: Your Puzzle can not be guessed by any doctor. Doctors give blood transfusion when a person is Anemic(low blood amount). This can be caused by blood loss, increased blood destruction inside the body or lack of blood formation in the bone marrow. The list of causes is very long. So I would recommend a medical examination following a detailed history and blood tests to find the condition of the blood ...Read more
Normal diet: Unless there is expected to be prolonged neutropenia, the diet can be anything you feel like eating. Many times chemotherapy well decrease the appetite and in that case one should consider calorie dense foods. In cases where neutropenia is prolonged, you may want to avoid items that may be contaminated with bacteria such as unwashed salads. ...Read more
Could you tell me what happens to a type 2 diabetic if they don't control their diet and eat lots of sugar?
Can someone explain the keto diet to me? What foods you can and can't eat, and how many calories, that sort of thing?
Since breakfast is rough on the go , what type of meal replacement could be used for someone trying to lose weight and fatty liver and glucose intoler?
Consider protein: shakes in the morning, e.g., Dream Protein by Doctors for Nutrition. Also, consider Greens First, powdered fruits and vegetables by the same company. Other companies make such products. Just be sure the protein powder is from free range cows, not ones fed w/hormones and antibiotics. Peace and good health ...Read more
What kind of illness would require an individual to eat lots of food? (Especially sugar-laden ones) I came across someone like this...
What should a person eat specifically when experiencing hypothermia due to malnutrition? Are vegetable and fruit juices too cold for the body?
No: There are no certain foods that "heal" the kidneys, generally speaking. As a diabetic, it would be wise to maintain a diabetic diet, control your blood sugars with appropriate medications, maintain a healthy weight (through diet and exercise), control your blood pressure, and also take an ace/arb medication (if recommended by your physician). ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
For a healthy diet,: Check out www.Drmcdougall.Com or www.Nutritionfacts.Org. Both doctors cite lots of research evidence for a low-fat, plant-based diet for good health. It's not really a matter of being on a "diet." It's a matter of maintaining healthy nutrition, exercise and emotional well-being. ...Read more
Diet: That is a great question and depends on the degree of kidney disease. For example those with less than 30% function should restrict salt, fluid, potassium and phosphorous. Others have different requirements. I would visit the National Kidney Foundation website www.kidney.org. Its a great resource. ProRenal multivitamins are also great for patients with kidney disease. ...Read more
Can someone tell me exactly wht the thyroid does and how it works and wht the symptoms 2 it being very low are including seizures drinking lot of h2o?
Thyroid gland: Makes thyroid hormone which helps regulate metabolism. Patients with low thyroid hormones tend to feel cold, gain weight, are tired, may be constipated, hoarse or weak. However, the presence of seizures and drinking a lot of water raises the possibility of a problem in or around the pituitary gland at the base of the skull. Bloodwork measuring TSH as well as thyroid hormone could help. See M.D. ...Read more
How long can a person survive on only nutritional drink like ensure in lieu of food if you can't eat solid food?
Liquid Diet: Ensure is a complete human diet and can sustain life indefinitely if adequate amounts are consumed, retained and digested. Some patients may need additional water or variations that supply more protein or fiber. In a bedridden patient, as little as 1200 calories per day may be needed. Each patient's needs should be assessed by a dietitian or physician. ...Read more
Why do you ask?: What I can tell you is this. People love to criticize other people's food choices. When we control for obesity and lack of exercise, alcohol and smoking, most supposed benefits of "healthy eating" and especially vegetarianism disappear. Fast food outlets offer low salt low fat options that you may prefer. Government guidance on diet largely political and keeps changing. Stay fit and eat sensibly ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I heard that the right foods we eat usually depends on our blood types in order not to gain weight. Is this a fact?
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