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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Fred Harvey
36 years experience Geriatrics
Metabolic syndrome: I am not sure why you are on a calcium channel blocker, but ace inhibitors are first line in diabetes with hypertension. Metabolic syndrome is a pro ... Read More
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Amar Dalsania
15 years experience Hospital-based practice
Minimize salt: Generally it is a good idea to minimize salt intake as this will contribute to your blood pressure. Anything with high salt, processed foods, etc sho ... Read More
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Patrick Connerly
48 years experience Family Medicine
Yes: Usually yes. Most of it's toxic effects are on the bone marrow. I cannot think of any BP medication that would increase bad interactions
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A 62-year-old male asked:
Dr. Chan Hwang
26 years experience Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
DASH: Dietary approaches to stop hypertension (DASH) includes foods low in sodium, high in potassium, high in calcium, and high in magnesium. Fruits and veg ... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Calvin Weisberger
50 years experience Cardiology
Diet: Mediterranean diet with only 2 to 3 grams of salt.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Francis Uricchio
37 years experience Cardiology
Salt restriction: Salt restriction is more important than fluid restriction in most patients. Fluid restriction might be appropriate in a patient with low sodium. Sa ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience Family Medicine
Diet: It depends. It's not fasting for sure! you will need to work with a dietitian to get one established for you. If you are overweight, it is one, if you ... Read More
A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Great info site 4 U: It is very difficult to tell you in good details in this limitted space, so i would advise you to get on the www.Diabetes.Org website for an amazing a ... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
Cornerstone: Diet, exercise and weight loss are the cornerstone of diabetes therapy. Without them, you need a lot more medication, the medication doesn't work as w ... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Vasudha Kaushik
15 years experience Family Medicine
Here it is: Easy Recipes for diabetes: https://www.kaushikmd.com/category/recipe/
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. David Sneid
40 years experience Endocrinology
All are OK: All fruits and everything else are ok on a diabetes diet, if the diet is balanced and appropriate for the patient. Consult a registered dietitian for ... Read More
A 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience Family Medicine
MANY: There is not enough space to tell you, but the American Diabetes Association (ADA) has a good web-site to educate you on what foods are best for a dia ... Read More
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A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Trent Proffitt
23 years experience Vascular Surgery
Yes, sorta: Depends on the type of lymphatic dz. If you are referring to lymphedema, it will help, but the mainstay of therapy is compression, special massage th ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Thomas Namey
47 years experience Rheumatology
Very hard!: Nan, or indian bread is good, but forbidden. Indian diets are heavy into rice, also to be avoided. Curries without rice, but with lamb, or chicken, a ... Read More
A 53-year-old male asked:
Dr. Christopher Abel
25 years experience Pediatrics
More clarity: It is not clear what your question is. If you could re-ask it with more details, someone will be more likely to be able to help you.
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Budi Bahureksa
30 years experience Cardiology
None: There is no diet to fix bradycardia.
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Talakkottur
60 years experience Internal Medicine
Avoid canned: No canned foods, no tv dinners, no deli meats. Veggies and fruits no added salt, less than 2, 000mg(2 grams of sodium per day).
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A 55-year-old male asked:
Dr. Mark Kirschenbaum
38 years experience Cardiology
Low salt: Cheese more important for cholesterol or triglycerides.
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Craig Carter
39 years experience Thoracic Surgery
Cholesterol: Helps lower cholesterol.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
48 years experience Pathology
Low salt and fat: Depending on the medication, you may need to add a source of potassium such as bananas. However, it is far more important to restrict intake of salt a ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Anita Prakash
28 years experience Cardiology
ACE inhibitor: An ACE inhibitor would be anti hypertensive of 1st choice in a pt with said profile bc of its cardio and Reno-protective benefits. If a dry cough, sid ... Read More

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