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Other Options Than Medicines to Reduce Proteinuria in Diabetics

2015-04-25 02:31

Other Options Than Medicines to Reduce Proteinuria in DiabeticsTreatment for diabetes is comprehensive. It include diet restriction, exercise and medication. All the three aspects are necessary. There are indeed some other options for reducing proteinuria in diabetics. Here is a general introduction. Any questions, please email to, or leave a message below.

Diet control for proteinuria

Proteinuria is characterized by large amounts of protein urine leakage as urine. Therefore, diabetics are required to reduce protein intake. Foods high in protein like dairy products, red meats, nuts and seeds, bean products should be avoided. Yet, protein is one of the necessary nutrition for out bodies. Diabetics with proteinuria have lost so many proteins so that they may experience fatigue due to malnutrition. Therefore, they are suggested to take high-quality protein foods like egg white, lean meat, fish and moderate milk.

Recommended protein intake is 0.6 to 0.8 gram per kg of body weight.

Exercise and proteinuria

Taking proper exercise can help adjust the metabolism so as to maintain normal blood sugar levels. Patients with proteinuria are not recommended to take high fever or heavy exercise that can induce or aggravate proteinuria. Yet, some mild activities such as walking and biking are good choices for enhancing immunity.

The above options for diabetics with proteinuria are feasible but cannot replace medication. Consult your doctor what medicines are proper for you.

Medication for proteinuria in diabetics

-Western medicines. Clinic practices show that hypertensive drugs, such as ACE inhibitors and ARBs are also effective for reducing proteinuria.

-Traditional Chinese medicines. Since some western medicines produce some wastes and toxins, causing kidney damage, traditional Chinese herbs are recommended to reduce proteinuria. Astragalus, bighead atractylodes rhizome, and some tripterygium wilfordii agents are effective for reducing proteinuria naturally. You should take traditional Chinese herbs under the doctor’s supervision. Any help? Please leave your questions and email address below.

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