Nutrition and Rheumatic Disease / Edition 1

Nutrition and Rheumatic Disease / Edition 1

by R. Roubenoff
     
 

*Ideal for physicians specializing in internal medicine, family practice, and rheumatology *Discusses the role of exercise for patients with rheumatic disease *Provides disease specific dietary approaches It is difficult, if not impossible, for health care providers to remain at the forefront of knowledge for all aspects of nutrition and rheumatic diseases. In

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*Ideal for physicians specializing in internal medicine, family practice, and rheumatology *Discusses the role of exercise for patients with rheumatic disease *Provides disease specific dietary approaches It is difficult, if not impossible, for health care providers to remain at the forefront of knowledge for all aspects of nutrition and rheumatic diseases. In Nutrition and Rheumatic Disease, experts provide a comprehensive review of current knowledge regarding nutrition and dietary management for the complex set of rheumatic conditions. Within the disease-specific chapters, the authors present a historical perspective, a discussion of the major clinical features, current management and treatment, a review of the literature related to nutritional status and diet, and dietary recommendations, based on current scientific evidence. The field of rheumatic diseases includes a wide variety of pathologic processes. Adequate reviews of the scientific literature on each of the rheumatic diseases in Nutrition and Rheumatic Disease alleviate the inherent confusion surrounding the risks and benefits of various dietary therapies. Written for: Physicians specializing in internal medicine, family practice or rheumatology, or other allied health professionals who work with patients with rheumatic disease

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781588299765
Publisher:
Springer-Verlag New York, LLC
Publication date:
04/07/2008
Series:
Nutrition and Health Series
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
7.10(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Pt. I Introduction to Rheumatic Diseases and Related Topics

1 Overview of Immunology and the Rheumatic Diseases Elena M. Massarotti Massarotti, Elena M. 3

2 Overview of Nutritional Assessment Shari Baird Baird, Shari Johanna Dwyer Dwyer, Johanna Emily Evans Evans, Emily 15

3 An Overview of Rheumatic Disease Epidemiology Daniel J. McCarty McCarty, Daniel J. Erin K. Bundy Bundy, Erin K. 39

4 Drug-Nutrient Interactions in Rheumatic Diseases Sung Nim Han Sung, Nim Han 57

5 Exercise in Rheumatic Diseases Lindsay M. Bearne Bearne, Lindsay M. Mike V. Hurley Hurley, Mike V. 69

6 Complementary and Alternative Therapies Kevin Khaw Khaw, Kevin Sharon L. Kolasinski Kolasinski, Sharon L. 89

Pt. II Rheumatic Diseases

7 Rheumatoid Cachexia Ronenn Roubenoff Roubenoff, Ronenn 113

8 Nutrition and Nutritional Supplements and Osteoarthritis Paola de Pablo de Pablo, Paola Grace Lo Lo, Grace Timothy E. McAlindon McAlindon, Timothy E. 125

9 Nutritional Supplementation in Systemic Lupus Erythematosus Sangeeta D. Sule Sule, Sangeeta D. Michelle Petri Petri, Michelle 159

10 Hyperuricemia, Gout, and Diet Naomi Schlesinger Schlesinger, Naomi 169

11 Fibromyalgia and Diet Osmo Hanninen Hanninen, Osmo Anna-Lissa Rauma Rauma, Anna-Lissa 183

12 Nutrition and Polymyositis and Dermatomyositis Ingela Loell Loell, Ingela Ingrid Lundberg Lundberg, Ingrid 195

13 Nutritional Issues in Vasculitis Paul F. Dellaripa Dellaripa, Paul F. Donough Howard Howard, Donough 215

14 Sjogren's Syndrome and Its Implications for Diet and Nutrition Carole A. Palmer Palmer, Carole A. Medha Singh Singh, Medha 227

15 Chronic Arthritides of Childhood Basil M. Fathalla Fathalla, Basil M. Donald Goldsmith Goldsmith,Donald 251

Pt. III Nutrition and Rheumatic Disease-Related Resources

App. A Nutrition Resources 279

App. B Rheumatology Resources 281

Index 283

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