When you have Stage 4 Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) with creatinine 2.99, you should take foods with some restrictions. Your diet goals should help minimize symptoms and help you maintain adequate nutrition intake to prevent weight loss and malnutrition.
Get fact about your body condition
Kidney function is severely decreased in Stage 4 CKD. Protein waste, toxins an minerals build up in the body and lead to uremia with symptoms such as nausea, vomiting, poor appetite, bad taste in mouth, ammonia breath, and sleep disorders, difficult concentrating nd fatigue. Fluid retention due to decrease in urine output may also occur.
Knowing these is helpful you to understand why I give you the following dietary suggestions.
It is recommended that Stage 4 CKD patients take 0.6 grams per kg of body weight may be beneficial when glomerular filtration rate (GFR) drops below 25. Half of your protein resources should come from high-quality protein foods such as egg white, milk, fish and lean meat.
The sodium recommendation for Stage 4 CKD is 1,000-4,000 mg/day based on fluid balance, blood pressure and other diseases that may affect sodium requirements.
You are recommended to take more fresh vegetables and fruits such as cauliflower, cabbages, lettuce, carrot, cranberry, red grapes, pomegranate and cherry, etc.
If your kidneys have failed to remove excess fluid in the body, you have limit the amount of liquids you consume. Symptoms of fluid retention include swelling in the feet, hands and face; sudden weight gain; shortness of breath; and high blood pressure. These symptoms indicate decreased urine output and you should start limit your fluid intake.
Sometimes, you may also have to limit you potassium and phosphorous in diet. Since words are limited here, I cannot list each item you should be concerned. You can send you test report to us at email@example.com so that our doctors can give you detailed information related to diet or treatment.