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Can Diabetic Nephropathy (DN) Patients Eat Bitter Melon?

Provided by Expert Yang Hongtao on : 2014-03-02 08:47

Can Diabetic Nephropathy (DN) Patients Eat Bitter Melon?Like all Chronic Kidney Disease people,patients with DN also need to control their diet. A low protein,fat,water is necessary to DN patients. So if bitter melon suitable to them?

Bitter melon,also called balsam pear,contains elaterin that can not work as insulin,but also can stimulates the release of insulin,which are very useful to reduce the blood sugar. Bitter melon are rich in dietary fiber (DF) that can relieve the absorption of sugar. What’s more,it also contains rich Vitamin C and various minerals. Thus it can adjust internal secretion and improve the immunity greatly.

So bitter melon is the first choice for patients with DN in summer. The proper intake of it are good for patients condition. Besides,it is bitter taste and cold,which is bad for the spleen and stomach. So do not take bitter melon on an empty stomach. It is better to take bitter melon on half an hour before meal. In addition, keep a proper amount and do not overeating.

For patients with Diabetic Nephropathy,taking some matures and medicine to control the high blood pressure and high sugar is important. It is good for patients condition to keep a healthy diet and take proper exercise. Further more,controlling the high blood pressure can reduce the risk of severer complications.

However,owing to the different condition,the pathogenic causes are also different. So the specific treatments are needed. Taking the examination in the regular hospital and choosing a proper therapy are necessary. Micro-Chinese Medicine Osmotherapy plays important role in controlling and relieving the symptoms. Moreover,it can improve the blood flow and microcirculation and provide a better space for kidney repair.

If you have been diagnosed with Diabetic Nephropathy and the dialysis can not do much for your disease condition,just talk to live doctor or leave messages about your disease on below to get more detailed and professional guidance for freely. We are pleasure to help you.

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