COVID-19 and Nutrition
Kamyar Kalantar-Zadeh, Linda W. Moore
Publication stage: In Press Accepted Manuscript
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Reliability of Anthropometry-Based Equations Compared to Dual Energy Absorptiometry for Assessing Body Composition in Predialysis Chronic Kidney Disease—A Longitudinal Study Skinfold thickness measurements for assessing body composition are reported to have good reproducibility compared to the reference method of dual energy absorptiometry (DXA). In the current study, we compared the level of agreement between body composition measured with DXA and skinfold thickness (SFT) in CKD Stage 3 and 4, at 2 occasions, 6 months apart.
Patient-Centered Model for Protein-Energy Wasting: Stakeholder Deliberative Panels Public participation has long been considered integral to decision-making success in a democracy. Health researchers have used participatory research strategies to partner with communities to effectively solve problems for decades.
Short-Term Effects of Branched-Chain Amino Acids–Enriched Dialysis Fluid on Branched-Chain Amino Acids Plasma Level and Mass Balance: A Randomized Cross-Over Study The hemodialysis (HD) session per se is a catabolic event contributing to protein–energy wasting via several mechanisms including nutrient losses. Amino acids (AAs) losses in the dialysate are estimated from 6 to 10 g per treatment. The HD patient plasma AA concentration is usually lower than in normal subjects. This is even more marked in patients with long dialysis vintage or malnutrition.
The Effect of Long-Term Cholecalciferol Supplementation on Vascular Calcification in Chronic Kidney Disease Patients With Hypovitaminosis D Hypovitaminosis D has been associated with higher cardiovascular morbidity and mortality in the general population and in patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD). Among the cardiovascular abnormalities in patients with CKD, vascular calcification (VC) is of major interest. Cross-sectional studies have demonstrated a positive correlation between low levels of 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25(OH)D) and VC in both dialysis and nondialysis CKD patients.
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