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My mother has two problems.1.Sjogrens syndrome.2. Hypokalemia she is on few medicines. Can you please tell me what fruits and food is most suitable.?

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Dr. Michael Laccheo
Internal Medicine - Rheumatology
5 doctors agree

In brief: Pills

Hypokalemia can be seen in sjögren's due to renal tubular acidosis.
Oral potassium supplements would be more appropriate than foods high in potassium.

In brief: Pills

Hypokalemia can be seen in sjögren's due to renal tubular acidosis.
Oral potassium supplements would be more appropriate than foods high in potassium.
Dr. Michael Laccheo
Dr. Michael Laccheo
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Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
Internal Medicine - Nephrology & Dialysis
2 doctors agree

In brief: Orange juice

Foods rich in potassium are oranges, bananas, tomatoes.
Potatoes. Please check with your doctor before changing diet.

In brief: Orange juice

Foods rich in potassium are oranges, bananas, tomatoes.
Potatoes. Please check with your doctor before changing diet.
Dr. Madhu Kandarpa
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Dr. Clarence Grim
Internal Medicine - Endocrinology

In brief: Diet 2 increase K in

Do the DASH eating plan.
If kidneys are normal and problem will be corrected in2 weeks. Never tell us "few medicines". We are not mind readers. Many can cause low K. Get the DASH Diet for Hypertension book by T. Moore et al. The exact ID for the book is: ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 e-book is eISBN-13: 978-1-43914-059-8”. If you local bookstore does not have it they can order it for you. It is about $8

In brief: Diet 2 increase K in

Do the DASH eating plan.
If kidneys are normal and problem will be corrected in2 weeks. Never tell us "few medicines". We are not mind readers. Many can cause low K. Get the DASH Diet for Hypertension book by T. Moore et al. The exact ID for the book is: ISBN: 0-7434-1007-6 e-book is eISBN-13: 978-1-43914-059-8”. If you local bookstore does not have it they can order it for you. It is about $8
Dr. Clarence Grim
Dr. Clarence Grim
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Internal Medicine

In brief: Potassium foods

Best sources of potassium include all citrus fruit, all melons, tomato, potato, banana, melon, yam, strawberries, peaches, apricots, nectarines, tangerines, clementine.

In brief: Potassium foods

Best sources of potassium include all citrus fruit, all melons, tomato, potato, banana, melon, yam, strawberries, peaches, apricots, nectarines, tangerines, clementine.
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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