Q. Please suggest a diet to take care of diabetes and creatinine level.

Answered by
Dr. Sumiya Sulthana
and medically reviewed by iCliniq medical review team.
This is a premium question & answer published on Aug 16, 2018 and last reviewed on: Oct 31, 2018

Hello doctor,

I am 60 years female, diabetic for past 10 years. I am taking medication for diabetes, hypertension, cholesterol, and Ecosprin 75 daily. Last week after a bout of fever and cough, I have been tested for high creatinine (2).

I am still very weak and suffering from loss of appetite, nausea, biliousness. Please suggest a diet to take care of diabetes and creatinine level. I am vegetarian. Currently, I am taking Flexiglim 0.5 1-0-1, Aztor 10 0-0-1, and Ecosprin 75 0-1-0, Cilacar 10 mg 1-0-0, and Starpress XL 25 0-0-1.


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Dr. Sumiya Sulthana

Dietician Nutritionist

Hi doctor,

Welcome to icliniq.com.

Need not worry. Due to fever and medication changes have happened. You need to meet your endocrinologist and monitor your medication and ask any fluid restriction follow-up till creatinine settel down, usually, they will recommend a good amount of fluids.

Get KFT (kidney function test) done wherein we can monitor sodium and potassium levels. Till then you need to follow a strict diabetic diet.

It is important to have a very good control of diabetes. Since you ate losing protein in urine you have tierdness.

Have a small frequent meal, avoid excess greens, take moderate protein in diet fluids as per consultant. Take a supplement to manage protein loss.

For more information consult a dietician online --> https://www.icliniq.com/ask-a-doctor-online/dietician

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