This indispensable book includes:
• A primer on WHAT a Mediterranean-style diet is and WHY it's great for you
• 95+ delicious Coumadin safe recipes
• Information about managing your diet on Coumadin
• Ingredient and cooking tips throughout the book
• Complete Nutrition Facts, including Vitamin K content, for each recipe
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Note: This is a revised and updated version of Dr. Harlan's The Dr. Gourmet Diet for Coumadin Users. These are the same recipes with updated Nutrition Information, with the addition of information on a Mediterranean-style diet.
Find out the exact amount of Vitamin K (in micrograms) of almost a thousand common foods! Listed both alphabetically and then in order of the amount of Vitamin K in the food, this list will help you know exactly how much Vitamin K you're eating. Just $4.95 for the eBook (PDF) or $12.95 for the paperback. Get your copy now!
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I have a DVT in my right calf, it has been 2 weeks. I am now taking Coumadin, 5mg one day and 2 1/2 the next. I am now experiencing pain in my gums/teeth when I chew. Is this pain related to the Coumadin?
Because Coumadin® (warfarin) keeps the blood from clotting, people who take it are susceptible to bruising. It may be that you had mild problems with your gums, before taking the Coumadin, that have been complicated by your new medication. Possibly this is leading to some bruising of your gums.
The first visit should be to your doctor to make sure that your INR is within the range for your deep vein thrombosis (DVT). Chat with him or her about your gum pain. If there's nothing notable, see your dentist for a complete exam.
Thanks for writing,
Timothy S. Harlan, MD, FACP
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