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Nutrition

Apr 15, 2002 Issue
Prealbumin: A Marker for Nutritional Evaluation [Article]

Determining the level of prealbumin, a hepatic protein, is a sensitive and cost-effective method of assessing the severity of illness resulting from malnutrition in patients who are critically ill or have a chronic disease. Prealbumin levels have been shown to correlate with patient outcomes and are...


Sep 15, 2000 Issue
Update on Vitamin Supplements for the Prevention of Coronary Disease and Stroke [Article]

Dietary antioxidants and folic acid may play a role in the pathophysiology of coronary disease and stroke. We review patient-oriented evidence on the effectiveness of supplementation with antioxidants and/or folic acid in the prevention of myocardial infarction and stroke. Observational data suggest...


Mar 15, 1999 Issue
Taking a Nutrition History: A Practical Approach for Family Physicians [Article]

The association between nutrition and health has been clearly documented. Primary care physicians are expected to address nutrition and dietary behavior issues with their patients in the context of a brief clinical encounter. This article proposes the use of a short interview form, with specific sug...


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