If Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease is caused by diabetes, patients may find their diet plan doesn’t change a lot. If you are experiencing diabetes and Stage 4 CKD, you must want to know what to eat and avoid with diabetic kidney disease.
The general dietary principles for diabetics with Stage 4 CKD
In order to keep blood glucose in normal range and reduce the burden on kidneys, a kidney-friendly diet plan for diabetics should contain several aspects.
- Low-sugar or sugar-free diet
- Low-sodium diet plan
- Limiting the intake of protein
- Correct amount of phosphorus and potassium intake
These are only some basic dietary requirements for patients with diabetes and Stage 4 CKD. If you want to get an individual diet plan, you can email your creatinine level, BUN level and other test reports to firstname.lastname@example.org. We are glad to help you in detail.
According to characteristics of stage 4 diabetic kidney disease, we would like to give some types of foods that these patients can eat or not eat.
Foods to eat with Stage 4 CKD and diabetes
Egg white: High-quality protein can reduce the production of urea and other waste products. Egg white can not only provide more essential amino acids but also reduce the burden on kidneys, so it is one good source of protein for these patients.
Red bell pepper: As one common vegetable, it is rich in antioxidant, so it is helpful to protect the remaining kidney functioning tissues and improve patients’ immune ability.
Foods to avoid with Stage 4 CKD and diabetes
Candy, sugar and dessert: For patients with Diabetic Nephropathy, the key of the whole treatment is to control their blood sugar level. To control blood sugar level, it is necessary to avoid candy, sugar and dessert.
Bacon, pickles and salty condiment: These foods contain too much sodium, which can worsen patients’ swelling and high blood pressure easily.
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