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Diabetic with elevated creatin level. Safe to give tender coconut water?

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can i give tender coconut water to the patient with creatin as 1.7 with diabetis

Posted Sat, 11 May 2013 in Diabetes
Answered by Dr. Om Lakhani 9 minutes later

No with creatinine of 1.7 I would advice you to avoid coconut water. It contains potassium and raised creatinine suggests kidney disease where potassium is often higher than normal.

Hope that with useful.

With warm regards.
Dr. Om Lakhani.
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Follow-up: Diabetic with elevated creatin level. Safe to give tender coconut water? 56 minutes later
pl give me the list of diet for the same patient
Answered by Dr. Om Lakhani 6 hours later
To manage blood sugar, spread carbohydrate intake through the day into smaller meals and snacks and eat a consistent amount from day to day. Breads and grains, fruit, milk, starchy vegetables and sweets are the main sources of carbohydrate.

Limit sodium intake to 1,500 mg daily. To lower your sodium intake, choose fresh or frozen fruits, vegetables and meats. Limit or avoid canned, cured, processed foods.

Protein intake should be 0.8 g/kg.

High potassium can affect heart rhythm, although you may not feel any symptoms. Choose fruits and vegetables that are low in potassium such as apples, canned apricots or nectar, berries, grape, grapefruit, honeydew melon, mangoes, papayas, pears, peaches, plums, pineapple, watermelon, cranberry juice, bell peppers, fresh broccoli, cabbage, carrots, cauliflower, celery, onions, corn, cucumber, green beans, XXXXXXX lettuce, fresh mushrooms, okra and summer squash. Avoid or eat only a very small portion of high potassium foods like coconut, fresh apricots, bananas,
cantaloupe, kiwi, prunes, oranges, raisins, winter squash, avocado, green, cooked broccoli, Brussels sprouts, chard, potatoes, spinach, legumes sweet potatoes, vegetable juice and tomato products.

Hope this was helpful

Regards Dr. Om Lakhani

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