Nadia M Al-Hamad

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Over an 8-year period (January 1996 to December 2003), a total of 171 patients below the age of 15 years were diagnosed with chronic renal failure. The mean incidence rate of CRF in Kuwaiti children was found to be 38.2 per million children per year, with a peak incidence of 55 per million children per year. While the mean age at diagnosis was 33±12 months(More)
Congenital chloride diarrhea (CLD) is a rare autosomal recessive disorder caused by a defect in the chloride/ bicarbonate exchange in the ileum and colon. It is characterized by watery diarrhea, abdominal distension, hypochloremic hypokalemic metabolic alkalosis with high fecal content of chloride (>90 mmol/l). We report 3 patients with CLD associated with(More)
Total dietary fiber (TDF), insoluble dietary fiber (IDF) and soluble dietary fiber (SDF) contents of 37 composite dishes commonly consumed in the State of Kuwait were determined by the AOAC enzymatic-gravimetric method of Prosky et al. Levels (g/100 g) of SDF ranged over 0.3-0.5 in fish-based dishes, 0.3-2.6 in meat-based dishes, 0.1-1.4 in rice dishes,(More)
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