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Cardiorenal Protective Diet

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

Summary

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

Conditions

Chronic Kidney Diseases

Intervention

Fruits and Vegetables

Location

Baylor Scott & White Health and Wellness Center
Dallas
Texas
United States
75210

Status

Recruiting

Source

Baylor Research Institute

Results (where available)

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

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Medical and Biotech [MESH] Definitions

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.

Conditions in which the KIDNEYS perform below the normal level for more than three months. Chronic kidney insufficiency is classified by five stages according to the decline in GLOMERULAR FILTRATION RATE and the degree of kidney damage (as measured by the level of PROTEINURIA). The most severe form is the end-stage renal disease (CHRONIC KIDNEY FAILURE). (Kidney Foundation: Kidney Disease Outcome Quality Initiative, 2002)

Decalcification of bone or abnormal bone development due to chronic KIDNEY DISEASES, in which 1,25-DIHYDROXYVITAMIN D3 synthesis by the kidneys is impaired, leading to reduced negative feedback on PARATHYROID HORMONE. The resulting SECONDARY HYPERPARATHYROIDISM eventually leads to bone disorders.

Carotenoids found in fruits and vegetables. Zeaxanthin accumulates in the MACULA LUTEA.

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