Summary: Using a practical, integrated approach, Medical Nutrition & Disease: A Case-Based Approach, third edition, offers a complete perspective on the increasingly important role nutrition plays in every day medical practice. Key topics include: fundamentals of nutrition assessment; vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals; herbal medicine; nutrition in pregnancy, pediatrics and geriatrics; nutritional management and the pathophysiology of diseases; and enteral and parente ...show moreral nutrition support. The updated edition also features new case studies and sections on metabolic syndrome, prevention of neural tube defects, insulin resistance in an overweight child, iron deficiency anemia, and drug-herb interactions. This edition has been updated to reflect the most current practice guidelines.
Co-written by a multidisciplinary group of physicians and registered dietitians, each chapter includes cases that present relevant medical and nutritional implications of various clinical scenarios. Readers will learn how to diagnose and manage nutritional problems and answer their patients' most frequently asked questions.
The text also contains over 195 review questions that allow readers to test their knowledge and prepare of course, licensing, and certifying exams. Successful completion of the review questions qualifies for 35 American Dietetic Association continuing education credits. ...show less