Fiber Intake in an End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Population Followed Over 2 Years

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Status

Completed

Conditions

Lipid Profile
Cardiovascular Outcome
Kalemia Control

Treatments

Other: Increasing total fiber intake in patient's diet

Study type

Observational

Funder types

Other

Identifiers

NCT00874380
08-036

Details and patient eligibility

About

Our research involves the detailed description of the content of the diet of x dialysis patients. For our purpose we used a newly developed "food frequency questionnaire". This is the first validated questionnaire specific for dialysis patients and we were the first to use it. Our special focus was the fiber content in the diet of our patient. Our thesis that they are way below the recommended guidelines for fiber intake was verified. Our follow will evaluate the effect of such at diet, mosTLy cardiovascular.

Enrollment

70 patients

Sex

All

Volunteers

No Healthy Volunteers

Inclusion criteria

  • Patients with end stage renal disease on hemodialysis
  • Patients who are able to give informed consent

Exclusion criteria

  • Pregnant women.
  • Cognitively impaired patients
  • PEG feeding

Trial design

70 participants in 1 patient group

1
Description:
First describe the diet of a cohort of dialysis patients with focus on fiber content.
Treatment:
Other: Increasing total fiber intake in patient's diet

Trial contacts and locations

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