What can people eat if they have gout and diabetes and are also on Coumadin?
My mother has gout and diabetes and is on Coumadin after 2 open heart surgeries. What can she eat that will not flare up the gout, that will help the diabetes and that is safe with Coumadin? She doesn't know what she can eat and my father doesn't know what to cook for her. I just ordered your book for Coumadin users. Thank you for any help you can give us.
Dr. Gourmet Says...
She has a lot of great options for eating healthy and The Dr. Gourmet Diet Plan for Coumadin® users will help. The plans that are laid out limit the amount of red meat and animal protein and this can be a major issue for those with gout. There is good research now that vegetable protein is not as much of an issue.
Here is a link to a guide for those with gout:
Thanks for writing,
Timothy S. Harlan, M.D.
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