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Nephrotic syndrome causes the buildup of
triglycerides in the blood (hyperlipidemia), which can
damage the heart. Eating a heart-healthy diet may help reduce the amount of fat
in your blood.
Remember that fat-free or low-fat foods are not always low in
calories. Always read the food label to check the amount of calories in each
May 17, 2011
Anne C. Poinier, MD - Internal Medicine & Tushar J. Vachharajani, MD, FASN, FACP - Nephrology
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