Diet Quality of patients with chronic Chagas disease in a tertiary hospital: a case-control study.

INTRODUCTION Nutritional status has been implicated in the modulation of the immune response, possibly augmenting the pathogenesis of Chagas disease (Cd). We evaluated diet quality and nutritional status in adults and elderly patients with chronic Cd in a tertiary hospital. METHODS A case-control study of Cd patients was conducted, paired for gender, age… (More)