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 Encourage:
Diarrhea
Small, frequent meals low in residue or roughage Eat food warm instead of hot
High-protein diet
Drink plenty of liquids between meals
Eat foods rich in potassium ( i.e. banana, orange juice)
Low residue or elemental supplement to increase calories and protein
Discourage:
Alcohol
High fiber foods
Spicy or highly seasoned foods
Fried foods, greasy foods, or those with a high fat content Gas-forming foods (i.e. dry beans, cabbage)
Milk and milk products, unless well-tolerated
 Call Guardian Hospice if:
→ Diarrhea lasts for more than a few hours.
→ If your diarrhea continues and nothing helps.
→ The medication you are taking is not working.
→ You need reassurance.
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