Cardiorenal Protective Diet

2019-10-11 10:03:45 | BioPortfolio


This study will evaluate providing fruits and vegetables in a sustainable community care clinic setting, in addition to routine medical care, to individuals with CKD (Stage 2-4) on CKD and CVD risk, or cardio-renal risk factors. Further, metabolomics profiling will be used to study how change in the diet affects disease risk. Data from this study will be published in peer-reviewed journals, presented at national conferences, and will serve as pilot data to guide and strengthen applications for NIH funding.

Study Design


Chronic Kidney Diseases


Fruits and Vegetables


Baylor Scott & White Health and Wellness Center
United States




Baylor Research Institute

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2019-10-11T10:03:45-0400

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Abnormal enlargement or swelling of a KIDNEY due to dilation of the KIDNEY CALICES and the KIDNEY PELVIS. It is often associated with obstruction of the URETER or chronic kidney diseases that prevents normal drainage of urine into the URINARY BLADDER.

The end-stage of CHRONIC RENAL INSUFFICIENCY. It is characterized by the severe irreversible kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA) and the reduction in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE to less than 15 ml per min (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002). These patients generally require HEMODIALYSIS or KIDNEY TRANSPLANTATION.

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