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[IP] glycemic index and Microalbumin
Where did you get your copy of the glycemic index? I only have a very brief
list that is in the "Pumping Insulin" book.
Also, has anyone been put on a low protein diet for their kidneys? I was on
several websites researching kidney disease. (I recently was put on an ACE
inhibitor, too.) I found a couple of sites that mentioned a low protein diet
is sometimes recommended but did not mention how many grams of protein is
considered low. Anyone have any idea? My doctor mentioned that if my micro
albumin count rises, they might have me monitor how much protein I am
intaking. My doctor did tell me that exercise will raise the micro albumin
count so I was not allowed to do any exercise the day before or the day of
the 24 urine test.
As always, thanks for the info!!!
On Sat, 23 Jun 2001 09:06:45 EDT email @ redacted writes:
> I have copy of glycemic index and pretzels are very high on list.
In a message dated 6/23/01 9:32:53 AM, email @ redacted writes:
<< In the last year I was told my microalb level was elevated. I understand
this is the initial stages of Kidney Disease. Just curious, can this level
go back down to a normal level (mine was 64, normal is <30) ? >>
Yes, it can go back down. Mine has, and has been normal the last few times.
Better control (has been more or less continuously better in the years since
home blood glucose monitoring came out, MDI was encouraged, and now pumping
with humalog) and ACE inhibitors seem to me to be the likely reasons.
<<Can exercising/wt training accelerate or cause this level to rise? I went
through a time where I had lost a lot of weight through good diet,
and weight training. Did I cause this disease process to be accelerated by
I'm not a doctor, but I think that the exercise that causes protein levels
increase is usually exercise done just recently. Were you being monitored
during your weight loss?
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