Dietary Intake as a Link between Obesity, Systemic Inflammation, and the Assumption of Multiple Cardiovascular and Antidiabetic Drugs in Renal Transplant Recipients

@inproceedings{Guida2013DietaryIA,
  title={Dietary Intake as a Link between Obesity, Systemic Inflammation, and the Assumption of Multiple Cardiovascular and Antidiabetic Drugs in Renal Transplant Recipients},
  author={Bruna Guida and Mauro Cataldi and Immacolata Daniela Maresca and Roberta German{\`o} and Rossella Trio and Anna Maria Nastasi and Stefano Federico and A. Memoli and Luca Apicella and Bruno Memoli and Massimo Sabbatini},
  booktitle={BioMed research international},
  year={2013}
}
We evaluated dietary intake and nutritional-inflammation status in ninety-six renal transplant recipients, 7.2 ± 5.0 years after transplantation. Patients were classified as normoweight (NW), overweight (OW), and obese (OB), if their body mass index was between 18.5 and 24.9, 25.0 and 29.9, and ≥ 30 kg/m(2), respectively. Food composition tables were used to estimate nutrient intakes. The values obtained were compared with those recommended in current nutritional guidelines. 52% of the patients… CONTINUE READING