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High protein diet for diabetes and/or weight loss?

A 55 y.o. African American male patient presents with the following:

He has a 10-year history of type 2 diabetes. He has a glycated hemoglobin of 8.0% and a history of High Blood Pressure with medication for the past 3 years. He is a non-smoker.. He has a BMI of 31. He has recently put himself on a high-protein diet Atkins-type diet.

His weight has dropped by 9 lb, his fasting serum triglyceride level has fallen from 185 to 125 mg/dl, and his blood pressure has decreased slightly. His LDL cholesterol has remained constant. He has stage 1 chronic kidney disease.


After reviewing the information from these websites, answer the following:
What are the recommendations of the American Heart Association (AHA), the National Kidney Foundation (NKF) and the American Diabetes Association (ADA) regarding this type of high protein diet for diabetes and/or weight loss? Discuss each organization separately.
American Heart Association (AHA) (Links to an external site.)
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National Kidney Foundation – (Links to an external site.)
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American Diabetes Association – (Links to an external site.)
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Who is at risk for kidney disease? (Health Conditions, racial /ethnic groups, age groups etc.)
What is the leading cause of Kidney failure?
What are the complications for someone suffering from chronic kidney disease? How is it treated?
I have provided 4 articles regarding food restrictions and kidney disease. Please read each of the 4 articles and provide a summary for each that includes a description of why the category should be restricted, ways to avoid them, as well as foods that are high in those items. Please demonstrate a thorough understanding and application of the provided articles.
Would the weight reduction, blood pressure, and lipid-lowering accomplished by this high-protein, low-carbohydrate diet be an acceptable choice for a patient who is at significant risk of cardiovascular disease and kidney disease?
Please don’t forget to provide a reference list in APA format the includes all references, even provided materials.