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Experience:  MD(Ped), DCH ; in practice treating adolescent to newborns
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I have suffered from a weak heart for a time and have now

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I have suffered from a weak heart for a long time and have now been informed that my kidneys are ‘packing up’. To help those drs who care for me would it be helpful if I sought out dietary advice?
Assistant: Do you know if your family has a history of heart disease? In general, how would you describe your health lately?
Customer: No family heart history. My health of late has been rather difficult and trying eg body strength has gone therefore doing anything is an effort and there are times when I gasp for breath
Assistant: Anything else in your medical history you think the doctor should know?
Customer: I have a three-lead pacemaker and I should add I have been, until the very recent kidney illness, a very active and ‘young’ 85 year old
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  DrVasavada replied 11 months ago.

Hi, thanks, ***** ***** your query, will be replying in few seconds please. DrVasavada

Expert:  DrVasavada replied 11 months ago.

Yes you can restrict proteins, sodium etc and prolong good renal function by a specially designed diet under constant supervision of renal physician. : link