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- Fung, Ellen B.; Xu, Yan; Trachtenberg, Felicia; Odame, Isaac; Kwiatkowski, Janet L.; Neufeld, Ellis J.; Thompson, Alexis A.; Boudreaux, Jeanne; Quinn, Charles T.; Vichinsky, Elliott P.
- Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics 2012 v.112 no.7 pp. 980-990
- Dietary Reference Intakes; Estimated Average Requirement; adolescents; adults; blood serum; calcium; children; cohort studies; folic acid; food intake; health status; hematology; iron; magnesium; monitoring; nutrient deficiencies; nutrient intake; nutrients; nutritional status; nutritive value; patients; questionnaires; regression analysis; riboflavin; risk; selenium; t-test; thalassemia; thiamin; vitamin A; vitamin B12; vitamin D; zinc; Canada; United States
- ... BACKGROUND: Patients with thalassemia have low circulating levels of many nutrients, but the contribution of dietary intake has not been assessed. OBJECTIVE: Our objective was to assess dietary intake in a large contemporary sample of subjects with thalassemia. DESIGN: A prospective, longitudinal cohort study using a validated food frequency questionnaire was conducted. PARTICIPANTS/SETTING: Two h ...
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