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Renal failure due to diabetes - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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User :   My mother is 68 yrs old and she is diabetic for last 12 yrs and she is taking insulin for last 7 yrs and now recently both her kidneys not working and we live in XXX
Doctor :   Hi
Doctor :   I am Dr. XXXX
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Is her blood sugar under control?
User :   hi Dr I need to know what foods my mom can take rt now as her both kidneys are damaged and she is diabetic
Doctor :   Actually the diet depends on the age, comorbid conditions and blood sugar control
Doctor :   so it should be personalized
User :   Her fasting sugar is in 100 and PP is 110
Doctor :   Ok that is fine
Doctor :   Eating a low-protein diet
Doctor :   Restricting salt, potassium, phosphorous, and other electrolytes
User :   What kind of food is good for her to eat as she has osteoporosis
Doctor :   Calcium rich diet
Doctor :   Actually if she is in, she has to sincerely follow a dietitian's diet chart
User :   She takes yogurt paneer and low fat food
Doctor :   Ok she can take those with Vitamin D fortified
Doctor :   Is she Vegeterian and Non Veg?
Doctor :   I shall suggest a vegeterina sample
Doctor :   2 wheat chapaties
Doctor :   1 small piece of cheese (15 gms)
User :   Can i have your ph no so if i need to make appoinment. She takes Oscal that is vit d and she is non veg and she takes pressure medicine . She takes galvus 50 and Storrvas ASONEX5mg CARDIS 10 MG
Doctor :   1 small pat of butter ( 5 gms)
Doctor :   ½ cup cooked mixed vegetables
Doctor :   half cup dahi ( skim milk based)
Doctor :   tea with no sugar
Doctor :   Ok
User :   sHE TAKE THE INSULIN LEVEMIX flex pen at night
Doctor :   I am in
Doctor :   She can take Oscal for Vitamin D
User :   I know you are in is there any way she can reach you
Doctor :   Actually she needs a dietitian rather than doctor
Doctor :   now
User :   She is taking Evian Vit E for cramping and also rest of the homeopathy
Doctor :   I am not supposed to disclose the personal details during chat
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   Do you have any specific questions
User :   OK. what kind of fruits is good for her to eat
Doctor :   Water melon papaya and banana
User :   Does she needs any special med for treatment now
Doctor :   I think she needs Insulin mainly to control the blood glucose first of all
User :   Do you think that we should bring her to vellore
Doctor :   If she is in Metro
User :   She is in
Doctor :   Then I believe there can be good diabetologist and dietitian in there
Doctor :   who can actually take care of her
User :   But the vellore doctors are more confident
Doctor :   If you are looking for renal transplant then you can shift to a centre like xxxx
User :   I have my dad there and servant and I live outside
Doctor :   That is fine
Doctor :   If you are not confident about the treatment there
User :   I am looking to give her medicine now
Doctor :   Ok
Doctor :   You can contineu with Insulin and the same medicines as above
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