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Management For Stage 3 Kidney Disease

2013-08-25 15:47

According to glomerular filtration rate (GFR), kidney disease is divided into five stages. For people with stage 3 kidney disease, the GFR is between 30 and 59ml/min/1.73m2. In this stage, kidney function has been damaged a lot. The treatment for patients with stage 3 kidney disease is very important. Otherwise, kidney disease will deteriorate into stage 4 or even worse. What is the best treatment for stage 3 kidney disease?

Best management is that the kidney patients need to pay attention to their diet and lifestyle, also they have to go to hospital to check their kidney regularly.

Daily diet

Have a reasonable diet is necessary for people with kidney disease. A reasonable diet can help people to control and prevent the kidney’s development. Therefore, for patients, they need a reasonable diet. It is wise for patients to see a dietitian who can make a specific diet plan. But if you don’t want to say dietitian, you need to do as following:

* limit the intake of salt

* lower the intake of fats

* restrict the intake of protein, eat the foods with high quality protein

* eat more grains, vegetables and fruits. But if your lab test shows phosphorus or potassium levels are higher than the normal, you need to avoid the whole grains and some vegetables and fruits.


For patients with stage 3 kidney disease, they have to keep a good lifestyle which can help them control the development of the disease. Patients should insist on doing exercises every day. For patients with kidney disorder, they can’t do strenuous exercise. They can walk, jog, practice Tai Chi Chuan, etc. Also, they have to go to bed early and get up early, keep a good sleep habit. Besides, they have to quit smoking and drinking.

Go to hospital regularly

Kidney disease is a progressive disease, many factors can affect the disease, so patients have to go to hospital regularly. They need to check the level of serum creatinine, urine nitrogen, blood sugar and blood pressure and so on. These examinations help patients find abnormal situations timely and receive treatment as soon as possible.

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