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What type of food heal the kidneys, and still are part of a diabetic diet?

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Dr. Jason Campbell
Family Medicine
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In brief: 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).

In brief: 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).
Dr. Jason Campbell
Dr. Jason Campbell
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine

In brief: Nutrition

Complex carbs in moderation, only lean meat and fish in moderation, polyunsaturated fats, and lots of antioxidants.

In brief: Nutrition

Complex carbs in moderation, only lean meat and fish in moderation, polyunsaturated fats, and lots of antioxidants.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Internal Medicine

In brief: No

Foods dont heal kidneys - if your kidneys are on the way out b/c of diabetes - in short - your screwed.
Your only hope - rarely happens - erase your diabetes - cut your carbs, lose your weight - go thru basic training (if your heart will tolerate) - your weight will drop, sugars and blood pressure will normalize. Then see if you can "heal" or rather arrest the decline in kidney function.

In brief: No

Foods dont heal kidneys - if your kidneys are on the way out b/c of diabetes - in short - your screwed.
Your only hope - rarely happens - erase your diabetes - cut your carbs, lose your weight - go thru basic training (if your heart will tolerate) - your weight will drop, sugars and blood pressure will normalize. Then see if you can "heal" or rather arrest the decline in kidney function.
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
Dr. Jonathan Leibowitz
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