The above is a chart that I copied years ago. An attempt has been made to contact the author without success.
causes gradual cartilage degeneration
Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate (CPPD) crystal deposition disease, also known as pseudogout and pyrophosphate arthropathy is a rheumatologic disorder with varied symptoms and signs arising from the accumulation of crystals of calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate in the connective tissues. The alternative names emphasize particular aspects of the clinical or radiographic findings. The knee joint is the most commonly affected.
Two books have drawn my attention to ideas about better nutrition.
Potatoes not Prozac by Kathleen Des Maisons
Charting a food diary and asking Date/Time, Food, Physical Feeling, Emotional Feeling.
Overcoming Osteoarthritis by Audrey G. Buchanan
Foods to be avoided.
I have read each of them more than one time. I treated them like reference books that can’t leave the library. Only in different detail: They can’t leave my reader mode. They exist only as standards manuals. When I read them I think of new patterns of appetite appeasement. Time has arrived that a lesson must be penned for “the best of…” regarding the above.
There is a path though the snow drift of Medicare information. This is one of many good sites to visit to learn all about Medicare. An explanation could precede the click to a link before the article itself.