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The Diet Meets the Disease
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People with hyperuricemia (high levels of uric acid in the blood) are prescribed a low-purine diet or a purine-free diet because of the inability to metabolize and excrete purines. Which of these foods is high in purines?
Sweetbreads (Edible glands of an animal)
An individual with hypertension must be instructed to read labels of food products to determine sodium content.
Mr. WWW is diagnosed with ___________. He was instructed to follow a gluten-free diet.
A fat-controlled diet is needed by Ms. YYY who developed a gastric dumping syndrome after having a surgery that removed part of her stomach.
A clear liquid diet is usually started the day after surgery. It is a diet of fluids with minimal residues. Which of the following is the additional definition of clear liquid diet?
It is prescribed if intestines are needed to be as empty as possible before performing a surgical or diagnostic procedure.
It is used as an initial feeding after complete bowel rest.
All of these
It is used initially to feed a malnourished person, or a person who has not had any oral intake for some time.
The full liquid diet is not to be confused with the clear liquid diet. A full liquid diet is used as a transition between the clear liquid diet and solid foods.
Which of these individuals needs fluid restriction?
Pluto I with acute renal failure (ARF)-oliguric phase
Pluto III with congestive heart failure (CHF)
Pluto II with chronic renal failure (CRF)
All of them
These foods have become points of controversy regarding the diet for people with diverticular disease.
Seeds and nuts
The following are advised to follow a low-residue diet or low-fiber diet except:
Mr. W who is diagnosed with partial obstruction of the intestinal tract
Mr. U who is diagnosed with enteritis
Mrs. T who is diagnosed with heart disease
Ms. V who is diagnosed with inflammatory bowel disease
A high-protein diet assists with tissue repair and raises the level of blood albumin. Who benefits from this diet?
Mr. North with burns
Ms. South with protein deficiency due to poor eating habits
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