Need diet advice.
I am diagnosed with fsgs. Currently on 40mg of prednisolone daily. I am still having proteinuria. What I want to ask is, since I am losing protein from my urine, do I need to eat more protein to increase my blood albumin levels? I understand that edema occurs because of hypoalbuminemia. Will a diet with more protein help? I am a 90kgmale and my daily protein intake is only around 30grams. My diet is mainly carbohydrates with low sodium levels.
Started my treatment in 3 months back with 60mg of prednisolone daily. Responded very well at first and almost had no more protein in urine when. However, when I tapered my dose down to 30mg daily, it starts to come back. Now the doctor put me back on 40mg of prednisolone and plan to add on another drug called cyclosporine.
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