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30 Mar 2004
Diet and Heart
Can you tell me if it is ok for Mr x to go on the Atkins diet if he had 2 x stents inserted in October. He is trying to loose weight, which seems to have picked up since the op, could it be the medication he is on - Loped?
Karen, the Atkins diet may put a fair amount of stress on his symptoms and have a negative effect on his cholesterol levels. The best would be to see a dietician and have a proper diet worked out suited to his special needs. Good luck.
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