Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney

Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney

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Thoroughly revised and updated for its Sixth Edition, this handbook is a practical, easily accessible guide to nutritional management of patients with acute and chronic renal diseases. Leading international experts present state-of-the-art information on these patients' nutritional requirements and offer dietary recommendations, with menus and lists of supplements to enhance patient compliance. Numerous tables and figures enable readers to find essential information quickly. This edition includes new chapters on the dietary approach to treating patients with kidney stones and hypertension, as well as on obesity and physical activity as they relate to patients with kidney disease.Patients. Simin. Goral. and. Melissa. B. Bleicher. Successful kidney transplantation can be a liberating experience for the recipient. In addition to being freed from the rigors of maintenance dialysis, a recipient is freed from the strict limitation of the a#39;a#39;renala#39;a#39; diet. ... Impressively, weight loss in the predialysis population either by means of lifestyle modification or surgically mediated weight loss can sometimesanbsp;...

Title:Handbook of Nutrition and the Kidney
Author:William E. Mitch, T. Alp Ikizler
Publisher:Lippincott Williams & Wilkins - 2012-03-28


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