Diet Rules for Diabetic Nephropathy Patients with Dialysis

After accepting dialysis, diabetic nephropathy patients usually have a reversed physical condition, so they would love to eat something. Then what kinds diet is best for diabetic nephropathy patients with dialysis? Diet also plays an important role in controlling the dialysis effects.

In general, with a steady physical condition, dialysis patients can eat more than before. Dialysis can cause the lose of nutrition in human body including proteins, less protein can lead to the poor immunity and influence the normal activities of human body, so patients need increase the protein intake and the proper quantity should be controlled in 1-1.2g/kg. High quality protein foods such as egg whites, milk, fish, lean and so on contain necessary amino acid to meed human body need and can not cause burden for kidneys.

Except protein, diabetic nephropathy patients with dialysis also lost much blood, so patients should should take foods with high iron and vitamins. In addition, the low phosphorus diet also can decrease the lose of vitamin. And enough vitamin B and vitamin C are very necessary for dialysis patients.

All in all, diabetic nephropathy patients should make and adjust their diet plan timely and strictly according to their change of physical conditions and the treatment they take, follow the rules of protecting kidney function and support nutrition for body at the same time. Especially for patients with dialysis, they suffer the disease and lose of nutrition, they need a more scientific and healthy diet plan to support their health.

All in all, diabetic nephropathy patients should pay more attention to their daily diet, and if you want to know more information about dialysis diet or ask for treatment suggestions, you can contact our online doctors, leave us messages or send email to, we will reply you within 24 hours.


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