Premature births, musculoskeletal diseases, diabetes mellitus, and psychiatric disorders. Nutrition plays a direct or indirect role in the causes, treatment, and/or management of many chronic disorders and diseases, yet nutritional and dietary intervention is often left solely to paramedical staff. This book shows why nutritional and dietary interv
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About the Author
Felix Bronner, Ph.D. , is professor emeritus of biostructure and function and of nutritional science at the University of Connecticut Health Center. A doctoral thesis on calcium metabolism in adolescent boys, under the supervision of Professor R.S. Harris at MIT, was the beginning of a long research career in bone and calcium metabolism and nutrition. A major aspect of Dr. Bronner’s research has been the quantitative elucidation of active and passive calcium absorption in human and experimental animals, a definition of renal calcium movement, and quantitative analysis of plasma calcium homeostasis., Author of more than 100 research papers, 77 book chapters, and editor of 54 books and treatises, including serving as founding editor of Current Topics in Membranes and Transport , Dr. Bronner has organized many scientific meetings and symposia, has trained graduate students and many postdoctoral fellows, and is the recipient of the 1975 Andre Lichtwitz Prize awarded by the French National Institute for Health and Medical Research (INSERM) for excellence in calcium and phosphate research. In 1996 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the École Pratique des Hautes Études under the auspices of the French Ministry of Higher Education. He has been a visiting professor at the Universities of Cape Town, Tel Aviv, and Lyon, and at the Pasteur and Weizmann Institutes. He is a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and of the American Society for Nutritional Sciences. He is a member of numerous professional societies and has been on the editorial boards of The American Journal of Physiology, The Journal of Nutrition , and The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Currently he is principal editor of the Bone Biology domain of The Scientific World Journal. He was the founder and first chair of the Gordon Research Conference on Bones and Teeth., Steven A. Abrams, MD Children’s Nutrition Research Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, Debasis Bagchi, PhD Creighton University School of Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions, Omaha, NE, Sang-Woon Choi, MD, PhD Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, Murray J. Favus, MD Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, M. Eric Gershwin, MD School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, Ian J. Griffin, MB, ChB Section of Neonatology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, T. Alp Ikizler, MD Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, Jane Morley Kotchen, MD, MPH Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Theodore A. Kotchen, MD Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee, WI, Chin Lee, MD Pritzker School of Medicine University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Charles S. Lieber, MD Bronx VA Medical Center and Mt. Sinai School of Medicine, Bronx, NY, Alexander R. Lucas, MD Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Joel B. Mason, MD Jean Mayer USDA Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging, Tufts University, Boston, MA, Kenneth P. Mitton, PhD Eye Research Institute, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, Khursheed P. Navder, PhD, RD Hunter College of the City University of New York and Bronx VA Medical Center, New York, NY, Diane L. Olson, RD, LD Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, F. Karen Olson, RD, LD Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, Harry G. Preuss, MD Georgetown University Medical Center Washington, DC, Sarah S. Richter, BS School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, J. Stanley Smith, Jr., MD Penn State College of Medicine, M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, Wiley W. Souba, MD, ScD, MBA Penn State College of Medicine, M.S. Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, Suzanne S. Teuber, MD School of Medicine, University of California at Davis, Davis, CA, John R. Trevithick, PhD Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada, Virginia Utermohlen, MD Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Tammy O. Utset, MD Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, Christina J. Valentine, RD, MD Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX.
Table of ContentsNutritional Support in Children. Nutrition and Cardiovascular Health. Nutritional Support in Chronic Diseases of the Gastrointestinal Tract and the Liver. Nutritional Therapy of Impaired Glucose Tolerance and Diabetes Mellitus. Nutritional Management of Metabolic Disorders. Nutritional Support and Management of Skeletal Diseases. Nutritional Support and Management of Renal Disorders. Nutrition and Vision. Nutritional Assessment and Management of the Cancer Patient. Nutritional Aspects of Trauma and Postsurgical Care. Nutritional Management of Immunocompromised Patients, with Emphasis on HIV and AIDS. Food Intake Management in Patients with Psychiatric Disorders. Nutrition and Alcoholism. Index.