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Re: [IP] glycemic index and Microalbumin



I found a site somewhere that recommended 0.8mg/kg/day of protien. 
That's not very much.

Janet

On Mon, 25 Jun 2001 18:24:51 -0400 "Friis, Donna" <email @ redacted>
writes:
> Richard,
> 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.
> >         Richard
> 
> 
> 
> 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,
> exercise, 
> and weight training.  Did I cause this disease process to be 
> accelerated by 
> doing this?>>
> 
> I'm not a doctor, but I think that the exercise that causes protein 
> levels
> to 
> increase is usually exercise done just recently.  Were you being 
> monitored 
> during your weight loss?
> 
> Linda Z  
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