Sally A Vindedzis

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Three-day food records were used to assess the dietary intake of 50 patients with non insulin dependent diabetes; body mass index (BMI) exceeded 25 in 74% and exceeded 30 in 20%. Present nutrient intake was determined by the food compositional analysis package known as SODA III analysis. Two at-risk micronutrients were used as markers of food intake(More)
INTRODUCTION Guidelines for self-treatment of hypoglycaemia specify initial treatment with quick-acting carbohydrate until blood glucose levels normalize and then follow-up with longer-acting carbohydrate. The few studies investigating follow-up show 29-57% omission or undertreatment with follow-up carbohydrate but do not investigate the association of this(More)
PURPOSE This study aimed to address 2 questions: First, what are the existing summary statistics of frequency of hypoglycemia in insulin-treated adults on established nasogastric feeding in the general ward? Second, to what extent does lack of homogeneity in defining, identifying, and reporting hypoglycemia affect these statistics? METHODS A systematic(More)
Australian recommendations for treatment of hypoglycaemia are 15 g of carbohydrate repeated at 10-15 min if hypoglycaemia persists. Cited evidence is expert opinion or older studies not pertinent to current insulin regimens. This study aimed to determine the effect of increasing initial treating carbohydrate and decreasing wait-time to retreatment on(More)
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