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Date : 13-Jan-2012
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Diet for uric acid patients
Doctor :   Hi
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May I know the patient details?
User :   Good evening,I am Parija from India
Doctor :   Good evening Parija
User :   My uric acid in blood is 6.9
Doctor :   Ok

User :   should I take medicine for this?
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May I know your age?
User :   I am 45
Doctor :   Ok
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Normal value is upto 8.3
Doctor :   But there is a condtion called as gout
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which can occur even at 6
User :   So what should I do ?
Doctor :   Why did you get this test done?

User :   Earlier I had joint pain and as per the doctor's advise I checked my uric acid and found it 9 than I took medicine for 2 month than it came down
Doctor :   Ok

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User :   now without medicine it is 6.9
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It is coming down and responding to treatment
User :   Now I am not taking medicine
Doctor :   Ok

User :   should I take medicine to reduce it
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Now this is fine
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But regular monitoring is sufficient
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now you should report back to your treating doctor
User :   What I should monitor?
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Uric acid levels
User :   by controlling deit ?
Doctor :   XXXXXXXXe, you can improve

User :   Tell me one thing doctor
Doctor :   Yes, proceed

User :   Is it a curable ?
Doctor :   It is a metabolic disease

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so it should be controlled with diet and medicines
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Metabolic diseases like Diabetes, thyroid and this condition
User :   Should I avoid non veg ?
Doctor :   I shall explain you the diet

User :   ok
Doctor :   educe consumption of refined carbohydrates and saturated fats

Doctor :   non veg contains saturated fats
Doctor :   Alcohol, if you take, should be stopped

Doctor :   Cherries are good for this issue

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if you do not have diabetes
User :   non veg contains saturated fat ? for example?
User :   I have no diabetes
Doctor :   Fine

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Non veg mainly organ meat contains saturated foods
User :   fish?
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Protein rich foods like dal, pulses, beans should be avoided
Doctor :   If you take yeast or bread, then that shall also be avoided to possible extent

User :   non veg should be avioded totally?
Doctor :   To the fullest possible extent

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Even fish is not good
User :   chicken ?
Doctor :   The more you reduce all non veg foods, the more benefit you get

User :   ok
Doctor :   And next step loose weight

User :   What is the Indian standard for uric acid level?
Doctor :   Drink good amount of water everyday

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That is the same
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User :   for male femel both?
Doctor :   Yes
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those differences are mainly concerned for creatinine as it is associated with muscle
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and females have less bulky muscles
User :   ok thank you.may I know your name and from where you are chating?
Doctor :   I am Dr.Bharath from Bangalore

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User :   Indian?
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That is not advisable to give it
User :   ok no probllem
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I would like to give you one more tip
User :   please give
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in the sense, that you should not take any mineral or vitamin supplements
User :   ok sir
Doctor :   Is there any thing else I can help you with?

User :   If possible I will contact you later
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User :   bye
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