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Diet Plan for Chronic Kidney Failure Patients with High Creatinine Level

2015-02-27 11:32

Diet Plan for Chronic Kidney Failure Patients with High Creatinine LevelChronic Kidney Failure patients with low GFR often suffer the high serum creatinine level. With the kidney functions decline, except for the timely and effective treatment, patients also are recommended with the healthy lifestyle, especially in their daily diet. Then what kinds of foods are suitable for kidney failure patients with high creatinine level? Let us a study.

Creatinine is the metabolism wastes of muscle which should be filtrated by the kidneys with the blood circulation, keeping in a steady level. Once the serum creatinine is higher than the normal, we would like to say that patients suffer the renal insufficient and their kidney function has declined into the 50% of the normal. In fact, creatinine is just one of the wastes products of metabolism in human body. With so many wastes retention, patients would suffer many complications and symptoms which involve all parts of human body. So the diet plan should follow the rules that which can protect the kidney functions and remit symptoms at the same time.

1. Low quantity but high quality protein intake. Too much protein intake can increase the kidney metabolism burden and cause protein urine which can accumulate the kidney fibrosis process. But amino acid in protein is necessary for human body, so high quality protein should be taken without producing nitrogen mass metabolites and with the nutrition supply. The animal protein foods such as fish, egg whites, lean meats and so on belong to the high quality protein foods and vegetables protein such as bean and bean products should be avoided by kidney failure patients.

2. Low potassium intake. Patients with high creatinine usually suffer the high potassium level. too much potassium retention can cause hyperkalemia which can cause influence to the heart muscles and nerve transmission.

3. Low phosphorus and high calcium intake. Generally speaking, foods with high calcium also contain rich phosphorus, so foods should be low in phosphorus. Too much phosphorus can cause hyperthyroidism, accompanied with symptoms such as skin itching, bone disease and so on.

In addition, low salt, low fat and low sugar all should be followed by kidney failure patients. Only without so many wastes products and enough remaining kidney functions, the creatinine can be keep in a low level. Now if you want to know more information about diet for Chronic Kidney Failure, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.

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