Low-Purine Diet

Also indexed as:Purine (Low) Diet
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Resources for This Diet

National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases

www.nih.gov/niams

Arthritis Foundation

www.arthritis.org

The Purine Metabolic Patients Association

www.pumpa.org

Bibliography

Dessein PH, Shipton EA, Stanwix AE, et al. Beneficial effects of weight loss associated with moderate calorie/carbohydrate restriction, and increased proportional intake of protein and unsaturated fat on serum urate and lipoprotein levels in gout: a pilot study. Ann Rheum Dis. 2000;59:539–43.

Emmerson BT. The management of gout. N Engl J Med 1996;334:445–51.

Mahan LK, Escott-Stump S, eds. Krause’s Food, Nutrition and Diet Therapy. 10th ed. Philadelphia, PA: W.B. Saunders Company; 2000.

Wolfram G. [Diet therapy in gout]. Ther Umsch 1995;52:524–7.

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