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Implementation, process, and outcomes of nutrition best practices for infants <1500 g.
BACKGROUND Extrauterine growth restriction (EUGR; weight ≤10th percentile) affects many infants ≤1500 g birth weight (BW). EUGR is associated with poor neurodevelopmental outcomes. The objective ofExpand
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Influence of diet and obesity on COPD development and outcomes
The global increase in the prevalence and incidence of obesity has called serious attention to this issue as a major public health concern. Obesity is associated with many chronic diseases, includingExpand
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Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in COPD Patients and Its Consequences
Background The prevalence of metabolic syndrome in COPD patients and its impact on patient related outcomes has been little studied. We evaluated the prevalence of metabolic syndrome and clinical andExpand
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Comparison of the Effect of Two Human Milk Fortifiers on Clinical Outcomes in Premature Infants
The use of human milk fortifiers (HMF) helps to meet the high nutritional requirements of the human milk-fed premature infant. Previously available powdered products have not met the proteinExpand
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A Comparison of Nutritional Antioxidant Content in Breast Milk, Donor Milk, and Infant Formulas
Human milk is the optimal food for human infants, including infants born prematurely. In the event that a mother of a hospitalized infant cannot provide breast milk, donor milk is considered anExpand
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Vitamin D, vitamin D binding protein, lung function and structure in COPD.
RATIONALE Vitamin D and vitamin D binding protein (DBP) have been associated with COPD and FEV1. There are limited data regarding emphysema and vitamin D and DBP. OBJECTIVE This is a pilot study ofExpand
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The Relationship between Dietary Fiber Intake and Lung Function in the National Health and Nutrition Examination Surveys.
RATIONALE Extensive research supports a protective effect of a high-fiber diet in certain disease states; however, little is known about its relationship to lung health. The National Health andExpand
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Preventing necrotizing enterocolitis with standardized feeding protocols: not only possible, but imperative.
Author Affiliations: College of Nursing, University of Arizona, Tucson (Dr Gephart); and Division of Medical Nutrition Education, School of Allied Health Professionals, Univ ersity of NebraskaExpand
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Sarcopenic Obesity, Functional Outcomes, and Systemic Inflammation in Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.
BACKGROUND Both loss of muscle mass (ie, sarcopenia) and obesity adversely impact clinically important outcomes in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Currently, there areExpand
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Promotion of lung health: NHLBI Workshop on the Primary Prevention of Chronic Lung Diseases.
Lung-related research primarily focuses on the etiology and management of diseases. In recent years, interest in primary prevention has grown. However, primary prevention also includes "healthExpand
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