Victor Acosta

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BACKGROUND Diet is a modifiable risk factor for cardiovascular disease; however, dietary patterns are historically difficult to capture in the clinical setting. Healthcare providers need assessment tools that can quickly summarize dietary patterns. Research should evaluate the effectiveness of these tools, such as Rate Your Plate (RYP), in the clinical(More)
Local government units (LGUs) are primarily tasked by law to implement solid waste management (SWM) in the Philippines. But as in other developing countries, technical and financial constraints and limited political tenure delay SWM enhancement. Nevertheless, the law mandates the creation of multisectoral Regional Ecology Centers (RECs) that serve as(More)
INTRODUCTION Adults with end-stage kidney disease (ESKD) treated with haemodialysis experience mortality of between 15% and 20% each year. Effective interventions that improve health outcomes for long-term dialysis patients remain unproven. Novel and testable determinants of health in dialysis are needed. Nutrition and dietary patterns are potential factors(More)
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