Adolescent development and energy expenditure in females with cystic fibrosis.

  title={Adolescent development and energy expenditure in females with cystic fibrosis.},
  author={Virginia A. Stallings and Jean L Tomezsko and Joan I. Schall and M. Mascarenhas and Nicolas Stettler and Thomas F. Scanlin and Babette S Zemel},
  journal={Clinical nutrition},
  volume={24 5},
BACKGROUND AND AIMS Poor nutrition and growth status are common in people with cystic fibrosis (CF), and females often have a worse clinical course. Relationships between sexual maturity, nutrition, resting energy expenditure (REE), and pulmonary status in females with CF and pancreatic insufficiency (PI) were evaluated. METHODS Pre- and post-menarcheal females with CF and PI (8-29 yr) were compared to healthy females. Z-scores for growth and body composition, anthropometry and DEXA were… CONTINUE READING
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