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Unformatted text preview: Disorders of Lipid Metabolism Evidence Based Library 1. There is strong, yet conditional, evidence that a visit with a RD and 2 6 follow-up visits can lead to many benefits. What are these benefits? And what does strong and conditional mean? o Improved lipid profile, LDL, total cholesterol and weight loss o STRONG: Benefits clearly exceed the harm of the situation o CONDITIONAL: Clearly defines a specific situation o IMPERATIVE: Everyone 2. How much evidence is there to demonstrate MNT may improve lipid levels to the point where meds can be decreased or discontinued? What does imperative mean here? o Fair evidence (Some) suggests that MNT will improve lipid levels where meds can be decreased o IMPERATVE: Applies to everyone 3. There is strong evidence the increases in waist circumference, WHR, and BMI are associated with what? o Coronary Heart Disease o Mortality from Cardiovascular Disease 4. What are the recommended %s of fat, saturated and trans fat and cholesterol intake? What are the recommended %s of fat, saturated and trans fat and cholesterol intake?...
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This note was uploaded on 12/22/2009 for the course NFS 444 taught by Professor Koness during the Spring '09 term at Rhode Island.
- Spring '09