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How effective is a low-protein diet for treating chronic kidney disease?

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Dr. Matt Wachsman
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In brief: Best to say, a bit.

without an exam, I can only give general information.
while low protein diet is recommended, the benefits are mild mainly because most causes of chronic kidney disease (diabetes) we cannot forestall continuing injury. Protein takes kidney effort to get rid of. less kidney effort if lower protein intake.

In brief: Best to say, a bit.

without an exam, I can only give general information.
while low protein diet is recommended, the benefits are mild mainly because most causes of chronic kidney disease (diabetes) we cannot forestall continuing injury. Protein takes kidney effort to get rid of. less kidney effort if lower protein intake.
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