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Date : 15-Dec-2013
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User:Good evening
Doctor:Good evening
Doctor:How can I help you today?
User:My father is having high uric acid
User:he is diebatic as well
User:just wanted to know what all he can eat and what all to avoid
Doctor:Firs thing is that he needs to avoid sugary foods
Doctor:For uric acid foods rich in purines need to be avoided
User:yes he is diebatic from a long time
User:and just few days back he got probelem of uric acid as well
Doctor:like meat, seafood, tea, coffe, cola
User:can u please suggest in veg food
Doctor:Alcohol needs to be avoided
Doctor:In vegetarian diet sugars increase uric acid
Doctor:avoid hig fat foods like cakes and pastries
User:what all vegetables should be avoided and can be taken
Doctor:fruits and vegetables are good
Doctor:cherries, grapes and green vegetables are especially good
User:i have seen some websites and it is written that peas, colliflower, spinach should be avoided
Doctor:a combination of paneer and spinach is not considered good
Doctor:Vegetables release anti-oxidants that are good
Doctor:How much is the uric acid?
Doctor:It is not that high to be worried about
User:it was 7.8 initially
User:and keeps on changing
Doctor:How did it decrease
User:consulted a doctor
Doctor:Is his blood sugar level controlled?
Doctor:210 is a high level
Doctor:is it random blood sugar?
Doctor:He should drink lots of pure water to excrete extra uric acid
Doctor:What is the fasting sugar?
User:not checked
Doctor:Actually HbA1c is a better indicator of sugar control
User:what is this
Doctor:It is a blood test to check sugar control in last 3 months
Doctor:If it is high then the sugar was not well controlled
Doctor:Actually high blood sugar can also cause uric acid to rise
Doctor:Thus it should be controlled
User:any specific vegetable that need to be avoided
Doctor:I think spinach and cauliflower can be avoided
Doctor:Peas can be taken in moderation
Doctor:asparagus is something that is avoided
Doctor:but it is not routinely taken in Indian diet
Doctor:Lime water is good
Doctor:Do you have any question here?
User:its ok
User:thanks for ur time
Doctor:Thanks for consulting
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