I take Dipentum for ulcerative colitis. What nutrients are being effected by this drug?

I take Dipentum for ulcerative colitis. What nutrients are being affected by this drug? Dipentum is an anti-inflammatory drug prescribed for colitis. I checked with drug-nutrient interaction references and cannot find any negative nutrient problems. You should be taking Dipentum with food to avoid an upset stomach. Avoid any exposure to sunlight as it will...

My Mom is on medication that can cause liver damage. How should I prepare her meals?

My Mom is currently on medication that can possibly cause liver damage. I'm trying to cook as fat-free as possible, but I'm not too sure about what kind of foods she should be taking and how they should be prepared. She also loves spicy foods such as Indian. Could you please advise me as...

Thanks for you reply re: spondylitis and nutrition.

Thanks for your reply about spondylitis and nutrition. There are reams of studies, but few conclusions, as you may know, and even fewer "cures". During years of talking with people about spondylitis and being the subject of two university hospitals on the topic, I think doctors know very little more than which anti-inflammatory medicines...

Which should I follow to eat right – high blood pressure, diabetes, kidney disease and stomach bypass surgery?

I have high blood pressure, diabetics, 1st signs of kidney disease, also have had RNY I am wondering which is the best one to follow by eating right. Follow all as they have a lot in common. I would highly suggest you ask your doctor to refer you to a dietitian who can read your...

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...

Is there a diet that would be beneficial to epilepsy?

Our epilepsy foundations get inquiries about nutrition from our women clients with epilepsy. Is there a certain diet that would be beneficial to them? Thank you for your input. A ketogenic nutrition therapy to reduce seizures has been discussed in research articles. This should not be confused with the popular Keto diet for weight loss....

I’m worried about food I eat causing health problems. Who can I talk to?

I'm worried about the food I eat causing health problems as I get older. Who can I talk to find out what my risk is? The Medical Nutrition and Nutrition Entrepreneurs dietetic practice groups of the American Dietetic Association can analyze your food history and make recommendations specific to you and your family history. Dietitians...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with transplant patients?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with transplant patients? The Dietitians in Nutrition Support dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association specializes in working with patients who have had an organ or stem cell transplants. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip code or...

I am a quadriplegic and wish to lose weight.

I am a quadriplegic living in a health care center in Arizona. I am concerned with my weight and wish to lose weight. I am 32 years old and weigh 220 pounds and six feet tall, but the dietitian here is concerned with my protein level. She has me on a protein powder and...

Where can I find a dietitian who works with kidney disease or high potassium blood levels?

Where can I find a dietitian who works with kidney disease or high potassium blood levels? The Renal Dietitians dietetic practice group of the American Dietetic Association specializes in working with patients with kidney disease and elevated blood potassium levels. You can find a dietitian at the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Include your zip...

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