Adequate protein dietary restriction in diabetic and nondiabetic patients with chronic renal failure.

@article{Meloni2004AdequatePD,
  title={Adequate protein dietary restriction in diabetic and nondiabetic patients with chronic renal failure.},
  author={Carlo Meloni and Paola Tatangelo and Silvia Cipriani and Valeria Rossi and Concetta Suraci and Carmela Tozzo and Bernardo Rossini and Annalisa Cecilia and Damiano Di Franco and Emilia Straccialano and Carlo Umberto Casciani},
  journal={Journal of renal nutrition : the official journal of the Council on Renal Nutrition of the National Kidney Foundation},
  year={2004},
  volume={14 4},
  pages={208-13}
}
OBJECTIVE To evaluate whether a dietary protein restriction is useful for slowing the progression of chronic renal failure (CRF) in diabetic and nondiabetic patients and to analyze the possible risk of malnutrition after such a dietary regimen. DESIGN Prospective, randomized case-control clinical trial. SETTING Nephrology outpatients. PATIENTS AND OTHER PARTICIPANTS A total of 169 patients, 89 affected with CRF and chronic hypertension and 80 affected with overt diabetic nephropathy (24… CONTINUE READING