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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic DisordersPrevention, Assessment, and Treatment$
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Shirley W. Ekvall and Valli K. Ekvall

Print publication date: 2017

Print ISBN-13: 9780199398911

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: April 2017

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.001.0001

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Sickle Cell Disease

Sickle Cell Disease

Chapter:
(p.249) 34 Sickle Cell Disease
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Pediatric and Adult Nutrition in Chronic Diseases, Developmental Disabilities, and Hereditary Metabolic Disorders
Author(s):

Omar Niss

Russell E. Ware

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199398911.003.0034

This chapter discusses sickle cell disease and related conditions, including biochemical, pathological, and clinical abnormalities and factors to be considered in nutritional evaluation (e.g., growth, nutritional status). Dietary management is specifically discussed, including protein and caloric needs, vitamins and minerals, and effects therapies on growth and development).

Keywords:   sickle cell disease, sickle cell anemia, hemoglobin S, hemolytic anemia, vaso-occlusion, dietary management

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