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Effect of an intensive nutrition intervention of a high protein and low glycemic-index diet on weight of kidney transplant reci

EF Pedrollo et al.
Used Parameters : PBF

Publication Year : 2017

Country : Brazil

Journal : Trials

Excessive weight gain is commonly observed within the first year after kidney transplantation and is associated with negative outcomes, such as graft loss and cardiovascular events. The purpose of this study is to evaluate the effect of a high protein and low glycemic-index diet on preventing weight gain after kidney transplantation. We designed a prospective, single-center, open-label, randomized controlled study to compare the efficacy of a high protein (1.3–1.4 g/kg/day) and low-glycemic index diet versus a conventional diet (0.8–1.0 g/kg/day …
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