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Is drinking protein dangerous to do with type 1 diabetes?

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Dr. Tarek Naguib
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Depends

Moderation is the key.
However, heavy protein supplement i.e. Daily for months could produce kidney problems. In patients with diabetes the kidneys are already at risk of problems.

In brief: Depends

Moderation is the key.
However, heavy protein supplement i.e. Daily for months could produce kidney problems. In patients with diabetes the kidneys are already at risk of problems.
Dr. Tarek Naguib
Dr. Tarek Naguib
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Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Not if ..

You don't have any kidney damage.

In brief: Not if ..

You don't have any kidney damage.
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
Dr. Stanley Schwartz
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Dr. Vakas Sial
Internal Medicine

In brief: Yes

Protein accumulates in the kidneys in type 1 diabetics who have kidney damage.
Ingestion of exogenous protein can cause further kidney damage.

In brief: Yes

Protein accumulates in the kidneys in type 1 diabetics who have kidney damage.
Ingestion of exogenous protein can cause further kidney damage.
Dr. Vakas Sial
Dr. Vakas Sial
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