Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who have gout?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with people who have gout? The Medical Nutrition and Nutrition Entrepreneurs dietetic practice groups of the American Dietetic Association provide medical nutrition therapy based on your diagnosis. Dietitians often have their own private practice nutrition counseling services in addition to services provided in a clinic or hospital....

For the last 5 months when I work, my feet ache and burn.

For the last 5 months the days I work my feet ache and burn. I'm a cashier so I am on my feet, but I've been at this job for nearly 10 years. I can tolerate the first 3 or 4 hours and then it's awful. Some days on my way home my feet...

Please give me information about protein that increases the uric acid level in blood.

Please give me some information about the amount and type of dietary protein that can significantly increase the uric acid level in blood of apparently normal individuals. Thank you very much. Please reply soon. High uric acid levels in the blood cause uric acid crystals to build up in joints. This leads to gouty arthritis. Gout...

What foods to avoid feeding a person with gout?

I need to know what foods to avoid feeding a person with gout. It isn't protein that is limited, but foods high in purines many of which are also good sources of protein. Organ meats like liver, kidney, sweetbreads, brains, meat gravies and extracts, sardines, anchovies, herring, mackerel, scallops and most wild game are not...

I have just come down with a case of gout. Is there a diet that I can follow to reduce attacks?

I have just come down with a case of Gout. Is there a diet that I can follow to reduce attacks in the future? Any advice would be appreciated. Yes, you should follow a low purine nutrition therapy and lose weight if you are overweight. Read more in gout FAQs.

My wife had bypass surgery. Now uric acid in her blood is elevated. What are purines?

My wife is 43 years old. She is 54 kilograms (199 pounds) and 158 centimeters (5 feet 2 inches). She had bypass surgery in September 1997. She is quite fine now, except that uric acid level in her blood is slightly elevated (7.2 milligrams). She exercises very regularly and maintains a strict diet, especially...

I have gout, Can you furnish me with a diet low in purines?

I have gout. Can you furnish me with a diet low in purines? I cannot take the medication due to the blood thinner I am taking for a blood problem. Gout is painful swelling in the feet. Medication is the treatment of choice for gout. I would suggest you get in touch with your doctor...

I’ve been having problems with gout lately. Can you give me some help with this diet?

I've been having problems with gout lately. Can you give me some help with my diet? With gout, the uric acid level in the body goes up and it is the cause of the painful feet you probably experience. Foods high in purines break down in the body to uric acid. However, food sources of...

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