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I am terrified!!! 72 yo female, diagnosed with Minor Kidney disease function last year. Only have one working kidney. Blood test last week came back potassium is 6, which is too high. Dr perscribed Kionex one dose and I'm due for another bloodtest this week. Dr. said very low salt and I'm a little dehydrated. I'm drinkng much more water now (about 3 cups a day) and afraid to eat anyhing because of salt and Poss. On Internet Potassium limit is 3,500. Does this mean I can keep track of this number and stay below it eating regulat food? I'm confused about which one to worry about so I am worrying about both salt and Potassium. Now, for the past week I'm afraid to eat anything. He gave me a handout about high potassium and low potassium food and it looks like everything has potassium and I won't be able to eat much at all. I need some advice. I am on Losartan for blood pressure which contains potasssium. I see DR again on 5/11. Thanks
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