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by codyedwardwilliams
Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:27 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: CKD and the cold virus
Replies: 9
Views: 24290

Re: CKD and the cold virus

Feeling cold is one of the side effects if you have kidney problems. Healthy kidneys make the hormone known as erythropoietin, which prompts the body to make oxygen-carrying red blood cells. Kidney disease can interrupt the healthy production of this hormone and cause a decrease in red blood cells, ...
by codyedwardwilliams
Fri Feb 20, 2015 9:02 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Newly diagnosed with Kidney deterioration Diet advice needed
Replies: 12
Views: 27454

Re: Newly diagnosed with Kidney deterioration Diet advice ne

A well-balanced meal plan is important for good health. It is even more important for people with kidney disease, because it may help prevent further kidney damage. Work with your dietitian to make a meal plan that helps you get the right amount of calories, protein, carbohydrates, fat and sodium. D...
by codyedwardwilliams
Fri Feb 20, 2015 8:55 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Low phosphate diet
Replies: 21
Views: 35186

Re: Low phosphate diet

Lower phosphorus food tips: 1. Instead of milk,use substitutes like non-dairy creamers, rice milk (unenriched) or soy milk. 2. Instead of cheese, use cream cheese or sour cream. 3. Instead of chocolate or nutshave jellybeans, fondant, gumdrops, hard candy, unsalted popcorn or unsalted pretzels. 4. I...
by codyedwardwilliams
Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:59 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Alcohol and Kidney disease
Replies: 15
Views: 59083

Re: Alcohol and Kidney disease

Alcohol can cause changes in the function of the kidneys and make them less able to filter your blood. Limiting alcohol can help you to fast track kidney health!
by codyedwardwilliams
Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:53 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Low phosphate diet
Replies: 21
Views: 35186

Re: Low phosphate diet

If you have an earlier stage of kidney disease, you'll likely be advised to limit your intake of phosphorus and protein. A reduced-protein diet helps limit the amount of waste that builds up in your blood.
by codyedwardwilliams
Wed Feb 18, 2015 10:48 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Can diet and exercise reverse kidney failure
Replies: 9
Views: 33801

Re: Can diet and exercise reverse kidney failure

If you are overweight and your doctor would like you to lose extra pounds, exercise is a great way to burn fat. Exercise also strengthens muscles. Exercise also helps condition one of the most important muscles in your body, the heart. Although these are not exactly the ones that can treat kidney fa...
by codyedwardwilliams
Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Feeling the symptoms
Replies: 7
Views: 12035

Re: Feeling the symptoms

Hope you'll had a good Christmas and New Year My GFR was 15 in December. I've had and an ECG and I'm healthy for a transplant and will being going on the list. In the last few weeks I've really been feeling quite unwell tingling in my fingers and aches in my ankles. I'm getting iron injections but ...
by codyedwardwilliams
Tue Jan 27, 2015 10:37 am
Forum: The KPG Forum
Topic: Diet/Food suggestions for Kidney failure
Replies: 8
Views: 14267

Re: Diet/Food suggestions for Kidney failure

i know cooked tomatos are supposed to be better for you than fresh its just that recently i have been getting gout and i think (though i may be wrong) that cooked toms ie tinned or pasta sauce can cause gout. I may be wrong but when you get gout you try not to get it again. Although tomatoes are nu...