Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis (DISH) (cont.)
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Diffuse Idiopathic Skeletal Hyperostosis Prevention
While no scientific studies have been performed on the prevention of DISH, patients with obesity and diabetes are at increased risk of DISH. Therefore, maintaining a healthy weight and a healthy diet high in vegetables, whole grains, lean meats and fruits, and low in added sweeteners, logically should decrease the risk of DISH, as well as a variety of other medical conditions.
Medically reviewed by Aimee V. HachigianGould, MD; American Board of Orthopaedic Surgery
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 3/24/2015