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Diabetes, angioplasty, on diabetic diet, low hemoglobin levels - Online Doctor Chats

Date : 21-Feb-2012
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Doctor :   Hi
User :   I wanted to ask abt my mom
Doctor :   ok
User :   she is 61 now, she is diabetic from past 20 years
User :   she also had undergone angioplasty 5 years ago
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   now, from past almost 7-8 months, her hemoglobin level has gone down and is around 9.2
Doctor :   Is she under any diabetic diet.
User :   and potassium is high around 5.4
Doctor :   ok
Doctor :   ok
User :   I wanted to know what type of foods we can give her inorder to reduce the potassium level and at the same time increase hemoglobin?
User :   yeah, she will have mostly raagi
Doctor :   Do you want a diet chart.
User :   white rice is very rear, fruits also rear
User :   does not use sugar for any coffee,tea
Doctor :   ok
User :   whatever foods I come across now which can increase hemoglobin, will also be rich in potassium
Doctor :   She can take tablets specifically for her haemoglobin
Doctor :   ok.
User :   yeah, if possible a diet chart which can increase hemoglobin and reduce potassium
Doctor :   which one.
User :   she is taking iron tablets also but iron tables is little discomfort as it causes loose motion sometimes
Doctor :   ok. what about Fefol.
User :   orofer
Doctor :   Ok.we shall look into it and provide a proper diet plan.
User :   actually she does not have proper apetitite
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   your welcome.
User :   she had tried but that was stopped after sometime again with some side effect, I dont remember
Doctor :   ok.Is she vegetarain.
User :   sure doctor, that would be helpful
User :   may be vegeterian diet plan
Doctor :   No,the dietician will call you.
User :   we are Vegeterians, when can I contact you
Doctor :   within 2 to 3 hours.
Doctor :   ok.
Doctor :   Kindly login for medical queries.
User :   ok
User :   that would be fine. When can I expect the call doctor
Doctor :   No i will discuss with her but she might ask u some details.
User :   ok, Do I need to tell the same thing what I told you
Doctor :   Do you have any more queries.
User :   sure doctor
User :   thanks for the response
User :   have a great day
User :   no, as of now
Doctor :   ok
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