Dietetic protocols for management of haemodialysis patients on low phosphorus diets.

Effect of stage-based education provided by dedicated dietitians on hyperphosphataemic haemodialysis patients: results from the Nutrition Education for Management of Osteodystrophy randomised controlled trial Rizk et al., JHND Early View Background The Nutrition Education for Management of Osteodystrophy trial showed that stage-based nutrition education by dedicated dietitians surpasses existing practices in Lebanon with respect to lowering … Continue reading Dietetic protocols for management of haemodialysis patients on low phosphorus diets.

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Nutritional screening to determine malnutrition and cardiometabolic risk in haemodialysis.

Comparison between direct and indirect methods to diagnosis of malnutrition and cardiometabolic risk in haemodialysis patients Balbino et al., JHND Early View.  Background The present study aimed to evaluate the nutritional status of patients undergoing haemodialysis (HD) by comparing nutritional risk scores with biochemical, anthropometric and body composition variables. Methods Eighty-five individuals [65.9% male, mean (SD) … Continue reading Nutritional screening to determine malnutrition and cardiometabolic risk in haemodialysis.

A protein-free module improve nutritional intake and biochemistry for children with organic acidaemias.

The challenge of nutritional profiling of a protein-free feed module for children on low protein tube feeds with organic acidaemias Daly et al., JHND Early View  Background Enteral tube feeding for children with organic acidaemias (OA) is recommended. Protein restriction, providing minimum safe levels of protein intake, is advocated. Standard paediatric tube feeding formulae provide more … Continue reading A protein-free module improve nutritional intake and biochemistry for children with organic acidaemias.

Dietary epigallocatechin 3-gallate supplements improve outcomes of gestational diabetes

Dietary epigallocatechin 3-gallate supplement improves maternal and neonatal treatment outcome of gestational diabetes mellitus: a double-blind randomised controlled trial Zhang et al., JHND Early View Background Gestational diabetes mellits (GDM) is an increasing prevalent health risk in pregnant women. Epigallocatechin 3-gallate (EGCG) is known to benefit the insulin secretory machinery. We aimed to investigate the effect … Continue reading Dietary epigallocatechin 3-gallate supplements improve outcomes of gestational diabetes