Medical Nutrition and Disease: A Case-Based Approach

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John Wiley & Sons, Nov 3, 2014 - Medical - 602 pages
Medical Nutrition and Disease: A Case-Based Approach is an ideal way for medical students, physician assistant students, dietetic students, dietetic interns, and medical residents to advance their nutrition knowledge and skills. Dietitians in clinical practice and dietetic educators will also benefit from the updated nutrition concepts and case-based approach.

The 5th edition of this best-selling text has been fully updated and includes 13 chapters and 29 cases, with 6 brand new cases. The text is a practical guide to the role that nutrition plays in disease prevention, treatment, and management and also provides 48 self-study continuing education credits (C.E.)for dietitians.

Medical Nutrition and Disease:
•Features learning objectives and current references in every chapter and case
•Teaches you how to diagnose and manage nutritional problems, integrate nutrition into clinical practice, and answer your patients’ most common questions
•Includes nutritional advice forchildren, teenagers, pregnant women, and older adults
•Includes contributions from nationally recognized nutritionists and physicians who teach nutrition in medical schools, and undergraduate and dietetic programs

Registered dietitians can earn 48 C.E. credits from the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics by successfully completing the updated multiple-choice questions included in the book. Everything has been pre-approved by the Commission on Dietetic Registration and there are no additional fees.
 

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Contents

List of Contributors
viii
Overview of Nutrition Assessment in Clinical Care
13
Vitamins Minerals and Dietary Supplements
49
Kelly Keenan Herbert A Hodgson and Darwin Deen
83
Nutrition Throughout the Life Cycle
109
Elizabeth Horvitz West Lisa Hark and Darwin Deen
129
Infants Children and Adolescents 146
173
Older Adults 197
214
Integrative Systems and Disease
334
Cardiovascular Disease
241
Jo Ann S Carson Scott M Grundy and Lisa Hark
257
Metabolic Syndrome and Lpa Genetic Defect
274
Gastrointestinal Disease
288
Julie Vanderpool and Charles P B Vanderpool
308
Celiac Disease
322
Diabetes Mellitus 332
539

Menopause and Weight Gain
227

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About the author (2014)

Lisa Hark, PhD, RD, is Director, Department of Research, Wills Eye Hospital,
Professor of Ophthalmology, Professor of Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, PA, USA

Darwin Deen, MD, MS is Medical Professor, Department of Community Health and Social Medicine, Sophie Davis School of Biomedical Education, City College of New York, New York, NY, USA

Gail Morrison, MD, is Senior Vice Dean for Education, Director of Academic Programs, Professor of Medicine, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, USA

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