Patient’s understanding of type 2 diabetes management

A qualitative investigation of patients’ understanding of carbohydrate in the clinical management of type 2 diabetes Breen et al., JHND Early View Background A healthy diet is the cornerstone of type 2 diabetes (T2DM) self-management. Carbohydrate is of particular interest as the nutrient with the greatest direct effect on blood glucose (BG) levels. The present study … Continue reading Patient’s understanding of type 2 diabetes management

Food and experiences after cancer treatment

An exploration of food and the lived experience of individuals after treatment for colorectal cancer using a phenomenological approach Burden et al. JHND Early View Background There is a paucity of qualitative literature investigating people's experiences of food and nutrition after treatment for cancer. The present study aimed to explore people's relationships with food and nutrition throughout … Continue reading Food and experiences after cancer treatment

Out now- Special issue on Obesity and Related Disorders

Obesity and Related Disorders The second of our 2015 Special Supplements is now published. Review article A systematic review and meta-analysis of interventions for weight management using text messaging. Siopis et al., Original articles The relationship between pretreatment dietary composition and weight loss during a randomised trial of different diet approaches. McVay et al., Factors predictive of … Continue reading Out now- Special issue on Obesity and Related Disorders

Counting the cost of undernutrition in hospitals

Comparative analysis of undernutrition screening and diagnostic tools as predictors of hospitalisation costs Guerra et al., JHND Early View Background Undernutrition is associated with higher hospitalisation costs. The present study aims (i) to explore whether undernutrition status at hospital admission, as evaluated by different screening and diagnostic tools, can predict patient's hospitalisation costs and (ii) to … Continue reading Counting the cost of undernutrition in hospitals