Association between Low Dietary Protein Intake and Geriatric Nutrition Risk Index in Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: A Retrospective Single-Center Cohort Study

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Kiuchi, Aki; Ohashi, Yasushi; Tai, Reibin; Aoki, Toshiyuki; Mizuiri, Sonoo; Ogura, Toyoko; Aikawa, Atsushi; Sakai, Ken;
  • Publisher: MDPI AG
  • Journal: Nutrients,volume 8,issue 10 (issn: 2072-6643, eissn: 2072-6643)
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  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.3390/nu8100662, pmc: PMC5084048
  • Subject: Nutrition. Foods and food supply | body composition | chronic kidney disease | nutritional status | TX341-641 | body mass index | geriatric nutritional risk index | wasting syndrome | serum albumin | Article | food intake

Reduced dietary protein intake in malnourished patients with chronic kidney disease (CKD) may be associated with adverse clinical outcomes, which may mask any efficacy of a low-protein diet. The study included 126 patients with CKD who attended a dedicated dietary couns... View more
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