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A 48-year-old female asked:

I can not get my inr stable and i only drink about 4 glasses of wine a week so why is this happening i have other health problems type 2 diabeats ?

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Dr. Ralph Morgan Lewis
Family Medicine 39 years experience
Unstable INR: There are many foods and supplements that affect blood viscosity (thinness/thickness); some contain vitamin k which tends to thicken blood; others act like blood thinners. See following site for lists of both as well as info on how to take blood thinner most effectively: http://ods.Od.Nih.Gov/pubs/factsheets/coumadin1.Pdf.

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