Helen McCabe

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  • Helen McCabe
  • Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the…
  • 2001
Three cases of clinical riboflavin deficiency are reported in children aged 2-10 years attending a regional Cystic Fibrosis clinic. Riboflavin deficiency presented as angular stomatitis in all three patients. Patients were confirmed to be riboflavin deficient by assaying the activity of erythrocyte glutathione reductase. Patients were not on routine(More)
PURPOSE The Cystic Fibrosis Trust in 2007 published a recommended target of 75-150 nmol/L for 25-hydroxyvitamin D (25-OHD). In 2008 we found that only 10% of pancreatic insufficient (PI) children met this target. An increase in supplementation was implemented and a repeat audit performed in 2010. METHODS PI children ≥1 year under sole-care in our regional(More)
OBJECTIVE To determine frequency of specific beta-thalassemia alleles in the African-American population prospectively, using newborn screening specimens, and to evaluate the need for including these alleles in screening follow-up programs. DESIGN Allele-specific oligonucleotide tests were developed and used to analyze African-American newborn screening(More)
BACKGROUND & AIMS Infants with complex medical conditions often display faltering growth due to elevated nutritional requirements, poor intake and intolerance of feeding with malabsorption and maldigestion. As a result their nutritional management can be extremely challenging and enteral nutritional support is required. This study aimed to investigate the(More)
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