HEALTH & WELLNESS ||| \"I recently had a gout attack. Why was I told to decrease my intake of protein? What does Protein have to do with gout?\" - Ahwatukee Foothills News: Articles

default avatar
Welcome to the site! Login or Signup below.
|
||
Logout|My Dashboard

HEALTH & WELLNESS ||| \"I recently had a gout attack. Why was I told to decrease my intake of protein? What does Protein have to do with gout?\"

Print
Font Size:
Default font size
Larger font size

Posted: Monday, July 27, 2009 11:00 pm

[Question] ||| "I recently had a gout attack.  Why was I told to decrease my intake of protein?  What does Protein have to do with gout?"

[Answer] ||| "Gout is a form of arthritis that results when uric acid crystals accumulate in large joints (usually the big toe).  Uric acids are one of the by-products of dietary metabolism with protein foods that are rich in a compound called purine.  Generally, the body maintains an even level of uric acid and crystal formation is not a problem for the majority of individuals.  However, for those individuals who have a predisposition to Gout, restricting the intake of purine-rich protein foods could be helpful such as organ meats (liver), sweetbreads, sardines and herring, alcohol and some cheeses."

 

[ABOUT THE EXPERT] ||Agnes Oblas, ANP-C; New Paths to Healthcare, LLC

A certified nurse practitioner, Agnes Oblas received her bachelor's degree in Nursing (BSN) from the University of Minnesota before beginning her nursing career in Boston, first at Beth Israel Hospital and the Massachusetts General Hospital.

In 1972, Oblas was awarded my first Master’s degree (MSN) in Medical-Surgical Nursing from Boston University. In 1979, sensing the need to advance hercareer further, Oblas was awarded her second MSN from Simmons College, also in Boston, in the area of Adult Primary Care. Oblas successfully sat for Board Certification as an Adult Primary Care Nurse Practitioner in 1980 and have maintained certification ever since.

As a nurse practitioner in primary care, Oblas provides comprehensive, patient-centered healthcare, assessing, diagnosing and managing the full spectrum of medical problems present to any primary care setting. Oblas also focuses on disease prevention and risk deduction as well as sick care, while considering psychological issues that affect a patient's illness and/or recovery.

 

ADDRESS: 13838 S. 46th Place, Suite 340                  Phoenix, Ariz. 85044E-MAIL: AOblasNP@NewPathsHealth.comLOCAL PHONE: (602) 405-6320ONLINE: http://www.newpathshealth.com/">http://www.newpathshealth.com/

 

 

 

 

 

[NOTE] ||| The Ahwatukee Foothills News and ahwatukee.com present "Ask the Ahwatukee Area Expert" as a promotional featured intended to serve both our readers and our loyal network of advertisers, through the assistance of the local business community. "Answers" and other information presented by the "experts" are those of the contributor, and do not represent the views or opinions of the Ahwatukee Foothills News (inlcuding ahwatukee.com) or its editorial staff.

More about

  • Discuss

Phoenix Children's Hospital ranked nationally in 10 different specialties

PHOENIX — For the first time ever, Phoenix Children’s Hospital has made it into the top rankings of the best children’s hospitals nationwide f…

Published: June 25, 2016 - 9:49 pm @ http://ktar.com/story/1138469/phoenix-childrens-ho…

Film Guide: What Movie Should I Watch This Weekend? (June 24, 2016)

To help sift through the increasing number of new releases (independent or otherwise), the Weekly Film Guide is here! Below you’ll find basic …

Published: June 25, 2016 - 9:45 pm @ http://www.indiewire.com/2016/06/movies-opening-ju…

How To Boost Your Motivation To Ride

Spruce up your bike. I love how a replacement chain feels so smooth that even my legs seem to get a boost. Along with a couple of brand-new ch…

Published: June 25, 2016 - 8:48 pm @ http://www.bicycling.com/training/motivation/how-t…

Here's What's the Matter With Kansas

font size decrease font size increase font size Print The verdict is in, and it's time for conservatives to face the cold hard facts. Right-wi…

Published: June 25, 2016 - 8:47 pm @ http://www.truth-out.org/opinion/item/36569-here-s…

Phoenix Storyteller Rachel Egboro on How to Find Stories Everywhere

Becky Bartkowski A A Every other year, New Times puts the spotlight on Phoenix's creative forces — painters, dancers, designers, and actors. L…

Published: June 25, 2016 - 8:47 pm @ http://www.phoenixnewtimes.com/arts/phoenix-storyt…

Mesa woman plans changes after Airbnb squatters vandalize home, steal belongings

MESA, AZ - With online services like Airbnb and HomeAway Family, it's never been easier or more common to rent your home as a vacation rental.…

Published: June 25, 2016 - 8:28 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/region-southeast-valley/…

Supreme Court ruling could impact another federal immigration case involving Arizona

PHOENIX - Attorney General Mark Brnovich thinks it could make it to the nation's highest court.

Published: June 25, 2016 - 8:18 pm @ http://www.abc15.com/news/state/supreme-court-ruli…

With tears and resolve, immigrants vow to keep fighting

NEW YORK — After learning the Supreme Court deadlocked on an immigration plan that would protect her from being deported, Marta Gualotuna coul…

Published: June 25, 2016 - 8:17 pm @ https://www.washingtonpost.com/national/with-tears…

Indian Country’s Olympics: Register Now For the Lori Piestewa Games!

Cary RosenbaumIndian country’s own Olympic games had 3,000 athletes last year and wants more. The Lori Piestewa National Native American games…

Published: June 25, 2016 - 6:48 pm @ http://indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com/2016/06/…

Five things for pharma marketers to know: Friday, June 24, 2016

Share this content: Email Print 1. Britain has voted to leave the European Union, a stunning decision that will create regulatory uncertainty …

Published: June 25, 2016 - 6:47 pm @ http://www.mmm-online.com/legalregulatory/five-thi…

Facebook

ahwatukee.com on Facebook

Twitter

ahwatukee.com on Twitter

RSS

Subscribe to ahwatukee.com via RSS

RSS Feeds

Spacer4px

Most Popular

Online poll

Loading…