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Diabetes And Coumadin (warfarin)

Diabetes And Coumadin (warfarin)

Ok here is my delima... I have diabetes and I just had a metal heart valve put in July 2019.. So I will be on blood thinners the rest of my life. Well for those of you who do not know if on blood thinners one cannot eat to many greens. So, here is my question.. WHAT CAN I EAT? I need suggestions on food I can eat. Can u all help a gal out?

A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Good afternoon.. I am sorry it has been so long since i have posted.. Been kinda busy.. This past Thursday I went to see a Diabetic Dietician and she put me on basically a LCHF diet. I am loving it so far.. I started out trying to eat 3 meals at 30 carbs n 2 snacks at 15 carbs but i think i would be better at doing 3 larger meals at 49 carbs.. I have noticed by adding more fiber, protein n fat to my diet i am not as hungry as often. And my fasting # has been down already. So i am super excited to get this diet rolling.. So we shall see

posted over 2 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

These sites may help... was on warfarin in the past for a blood clot in the leg.

https://www.livestrong.com/article/488328-what-...

https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/...

https://www.myfooddata.com/articles/low-vitamin...

posted over 2 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Jerrik is right, as a nurse we had to tell our patients to avoid foods high in Vit K (you can look this up online) because of anti-coagulants (blood thinners). When patients are on those medications and require procedures or surgery we administer Vit K IV to reverse the blood thinner effects. At this point a dietician would be good because of the added diabetes diet. And yes when patients have metallic valves they need to be on blood thinners the rest of their lives to prevent clotting of the valve.

posted over 2 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Look up veggies low in vitamin k. That is what the doctors want you to avoid. Ask you doctor for a referal to a dietition the should be able to help on what to eat. I am not on blood thinners but jave had friend on them.

posted over 2 years ago
A DiabetesTeam Member said:

Check with dietician. I have a-fib arrhythmia and am on thinners. I was told only excess broccoli is bad. I eat other greens.

posted over 2 years ago
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