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Is It Safe For A FSGS Patient To Drink A Glass Of Wine

2015-06-19 01:59

Is It Safe For A FSGS Patient To Drink A Glass Of WineIs it safe for a Focal Segmental Glomerulonephritis (FSGS) patient to drink a glass of wine? Researchers found that moderate wine drinking is ok for those who already have kidney disease.

If blood sugar level in FSGS patients is kept under control, it may be safe for them to drink wine. They can drink alcohol with food or at mealtime. Alcohol on an empty stomach can cause blood sugar levels to drop in those FSGS patients with diabetes.

Besides, moderate wine drinking might help the heart. Those with kidney disease who drink wine moderately had a 29 percent lower risk of cardiovascular events than those who drank no wine.

Drinking moderate amounts is linked with lower levels of protein in the urine. In those who have kidney disease, higher protein levels in the urine are linked with an increased risk of progression of kidney disease.

In summary, moderate alcohol consumption is key. Moderate wine consumption may benefits kidneys. Excess wine consumption has definitely been shown to have negative effects on kidney function. Alcohol can also aggravate hypertension, a major cause of chronic kidney disease, so those with poorly controlled hypertension should limit the amount of alcohol they consume. Besides, it is also important to consider the nutritional contents of the various alcoholic drinks to be sure they comply with the prescribed renal diet.

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