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Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout | Sengkang General Hospital

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout - What it is

1) How will you benefit from seeing a dietitian?
You will benefit from seeing a dietitian when have high uric acid level, recurrent gout attacks and want to learn how to modify your diet to manage your condition.

2) The objective of the medical nutrition therapy
The objective is to help you understand your condition and equip you with the relevant nutrition information to modify your diet and reduce risks of recurrent gout attacks.

3) What is covered in the session:

During the consultation, the dietitian will perform a detailed nutritional assessment and collect the following information:

  • Weight history
  • Uric acid levels
  • Dietary habits, meal pattern and lifestyle
  • How to identify sources of nutrients in the diet
  • Other health conditions such as obesity, kidney disease etc.

The dietitian will then provide you with advice on:

  • Basic knowledge of gout and its related health consequences
  • How to identify sources of nutrients in the diet that may trigger gout attack and ensuring adequate fluid intake & gradual weight loss if necessary

Uric acid levels, body weight and dietary changes will be reviewed regularly and further nutrition recommendations and relevant information will be provided accordingly.

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout - Symptoms

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout - How to prevent?

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout - Causes and Risk Factors

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout - Diagnosis

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout - Treatments

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout - Preparing for surgery

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout - Post-surgery care

Medical Nutrition Therapy for Gout - Other Information

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