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rebainnh posted:
I also heard that too much protein can be tricky for your kidneys to digest and can cause damage later on. Is there any truth to this?
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mrscora01 responded:
No, there isn't. An already damaged kidney cannot tolerate as much protein (it makes the kidneys work harder), but a diet high in animal protein (which many T2s will eat) will not cause kidney damage.

Cora
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008


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