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May 18, 2014 05:37 AM

low carb low potassium low sodium diet what is left to eat

do i just eat the container the foods come in or do i shoot myself and get it over with

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  1. Sounds about right. Sorry.
    There are lots of links out on the web. Your Dr should also have list of acceptable foods. From there you could start building meals and recipes.

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    1. re: foodieX2

      yeah i got 1 list from heart doc and 2 lists from kidney doc after i cross ref and crossed off the conflicting foods i was almost left with the containers the foods came in lol

    2. If your doctor has not set you up with a dietician, you need to find a new doctor.

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      1. re: pikawicca

        I'd ask the kidney doc to refer you to a dietitian. You really need help with this. I am assuming that the kidney doc is the last doc you checked with.

        1. re: pikawicca

          yes i see a diet. tues right now just venting and trying to attempt to laugh at my delemma

          1. re: foodperv

            Oh good. I pictured you without any help in this at all. Be sure to post here after the appointment. There will be some who probably can give you good advice then. Good luck on Tuesday.

          2. re: pikawicca

            I can't say this with enough emphasis: a physician is not a dietitian. My husband was a serious heart patient for the last 23 years of his life---his cardiologists were brilliant at cardiology but they knew zip about diet. Get yourself to a registered dietitian. Your insurance should cover it---check with the company to see if you need a doctor's referral for them to pay. Also, a nutritionist is not a dietitian. Anybody can call him- or herself a nutritionist but a dietitian must have formal education and state license. A list from a doctor is not maximally helpful either---you need an informed person to sit down with you to explain the situation, give you suggestions, and show you how to cope.

          3. Deep breath.


            Do you have an intact intestine?
            Hopefully you have an RD?

            That can be a start.

            Good luck and best wishes!

            1. Is the container gluten free? Saw a news segment on people going on gluten free diet. When ask what is gluten, most people have no idea.