IGAN or IgA Nephropathy, also called Berger’s disease, is a kidney disease inflammation on glomeruli. It is caused by accumulation of immunoglobulin A, which is an antibody. IGAN patient can control blood sugar levels by changing their lifestyles, diet and taking medicines. Here is a general guidance. For specific suggestion, please email to firstname.lastname@example.org or leave a message below.
-Carbohydrate: This substance has biggest effect on your blood sugar levels, especially for those who are taking mealtime insulin. You should learn about the portion size and counting of carbohydrates in each type of food. Some carbohydrates, such as fruits, vegetables and whole grains, are better for you than are others. These foods are low in carbohydrates and contain fiber that helps keep your blood sugar levels more stable.
-Sugar: IgA Nephropathy patients should avoid sugar-sweetened beverages, including soda, some juices and sports drink.
Exercise is helpful for boosting immunity and reducing high glucose level. However, is IgA Nephropathy patients have high creatinine level, they should be very careful about the duration and types of exercise. If they have swelling, no exercise is suggested, since it may aggravate the condition. You can consult our online doctors for suggestions.
Insulin and other diabetes medicines are designed when diet and exercise don’t work. But the effectiveness of medicines depends on the timing and size of dose. Medicines may be nephrotoxic, so you should talk with your doctor before you take any medicine
If you want to take alternative medicines to treat IgA Nephropathy and reduce high blood sugar level, you can get some suggestion from us. In our hospital, we mainly use Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). We have used TCM for almost 30 years, gaining great clinical experience in this field. Therefore, you can trust us. I hope more and more patients can benefit from our natural medicines and therapies. Welcome your consultation.