A selection of interesting and informative news stories and articles about warfarin, and other related topics.

Vegetarian Cottage Pie by Kate Harrison

Vegetarian Cottage Pie by Kate Harrison

A great heart warming vegetarian recipe for all the family.  Only 285 calories per serving!  My calculations are a little bit different from Kate's only because I have kept them in line with the vitamin k calculations within my Warfarin, Vitamin K and Protein book.  I...
Mushroom and Spinach Omlette Muffins by Kate Harrison

Mushroom and Spinach Omlette Muffins by Kate Harrison

A high vitamin K and protein recipe that helps me reduce my INR through foods.  Small enough to eat as a snack or great with a salad for extra vitamin K.  I love this for days that I my INR is high or if I can't get my amount of vitamin K or protein in my day.  Easy...
5 steps to getting healthy when on Warfarin

5 steps to getting healthy when on Warfarin

New Year, New Me, here are my 5 steps get healthy when on Warfarin.  After a month of calming down from the festive madness that we seem to get ourselves in each year (or is that just me?) The end of January usually brings time to take stock and look at what works...
INR Test Strips URGENT SAFETY NOTICE

INR Test Strips URGENT SAFETY NOTICE

INR Test Strips made by Roche under the Coaguchek brand have issued an URGENT SAFETY NOTICE.  It has been found that the test strips have been giving false INR readings.   Are you affected by this notice?  Are you, like me, self-testing at home?  Does your doctor’s...
Aids for Stroke Recovery

Aids for Stroke Recovery

Scientists in America are developing breakthrough wearable aids for stroke recovery.  Stretchable sensors aim to speed up the recovery by monitoring the care they receive when they leave the hospital. Patients have wireless sensors stuck on to their skin and the...
Spoon Theory living with chronic fatigue

Spoon Theory living with chronic fatigue

February 22, 2018
I had a discussion on my Eat On Warfarin, Face Book page last week.   A story was mentioned that I had not heard for a while.  It is a simple and brilliant theory which explains what it is like living with sickness and chronic fatigue.  This is The Spoon Theory by...
How to Take A Nap

How to Take A Nap

How many times have you been so tired during the day you wished you could take a Nap?  Do you work through it or do you give in and grab a snooze?  There are many forms of napping.  This article shows that you can learn ways to nap that benefit you and probably...
And Again… BREAKING NEWS… on Statins

And Again… BREAKING NEWS… on Statins

A new report suggests that Statins are not only of little benefit to patients but do more harm than good. The real benefits apparently come from a healthy diet and exercise. If you are on Statins, like I am, reading this article definitely makes me doubt why I am...
Grapefruit and Warfarin Interaction

Grapefruit and Warfarin Interaction

Many foods react with Warfarin (Coumadin®), here I will explain about the Grapefruit and Warfarin interaction.  Grapefruit is one food that has significant interaction with Warfarin.  As a matter of fact it interacts with many medications and is sometimes best avoided...