Nutrition

A study of lipid profile and glycemic status in patients with chronic kidney disease of unknown etiology in Sri Lanka.

Duminda B. Basnayake1*, W. G. H. Sandamali2 , Ayesha Nayanamali1 , Abdul W. M. Wazil1 , R. M. P. A. Siriwardena2 , T. M. C. I. Thennakoon2 , Thilak Dharmasiri1 , Nishantha Nanayakkara1 1Department of Nephrology and Renal Transplant, 2Department of Bio-chemistry, National Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka.   ABSTRACT Background: Dyslipidemia and impaired glucose tolerance …

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Dietary adherence with guideline recommendations in patients undergoing Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis

General Sir John Kotelawala Defence University – 13th International Research Conference DRTS Dasanayake1#, AMSD Pathiranage1, N Nanayakkara2 1#Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2National hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka #thakshila760@gmail.com Abstract- Dietary nutrient intake plays a dominant role in maintaining proper nutritional status in Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal Dialysis (CAPD) patients. Adhering to …

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SUBSTANDARD DIETARY PRACTICES IN PATIENTS UNDERGOING CONTINUOUS AMBULATORY PERITONEAL DIALYSIS

Asia-Pacific Academic Consortium for Public Health (APACPH)- 2020 Dasanayake DRTS 1, Pathiranage AMSD 1, Basnayake BMDB2, Aththanayake AMIS2, Samarakoon HT2, Nanayakkara N2 1Faculty of Allied Health Sciences, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka 2National hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka Introduction and objectives-Individual nutritional practices adhering to general dietary recommendations are decisive in long term Continuous Ambulatory Peritoneal …

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Quality of Life and Symptom Burden among Chronic Kidney Disease of Uncertain Etiology (CKDu) Patients in Girandurukotte, Sri Lanka

Hansani Madushika Abeywickrama 1, Swarna Wimalasiri 2 , Yu Koyama 1, Mieko Uchiyama 1 , Utako Shimizu 1 , Nahoko Kakihara 1 , Rohana Chandrajith 3 and Nishantha Nanayakkara 4 1. Graduate School of Health Sciences, School of Health Sciences, Faculty of Medicine, Niigata University, 2-746, Asahimachi, Niigata 951-8518, Japan; uchiyama@clg.niigata-u.ac.jp (M.U.); shirakaba@clg.niigata-u.ac.jp (U.S.); kakihara@clg.niigata-u.ac.jp …

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High Prevalence of Overweight/Obesity in Urban Sri Lanka: Findings from the Colombo Urban Study

Noel Somasundaram  1 , Ishara Ranathunga  1 , Kavinga Gunawardana  1 , Muneer Ahamed  2 , Dileepa Ediriweera  3 , C N Antonypillai  2 , Nishan Kalupahana  4 Affiliations 1 Diabetes and Endocrine Unit, National Hospital of Sri Lanka, Colombo, Sri Lanka. 2 Diabetes and Endocrine Unit, Teaching Hospital, Kandy, Sri Lanka. 3 Faculty of Medicine, University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka. …

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Obesity, adipocyte hypertrophy, fasting glucose, and resistin are potential contributors to nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in South Asian women

Kembra Albracht-Schulte  1 , Shanthini Rosairo  2 , Latha Ramalingam  1 , Sulochana Wijetunge  3 , Rmcj Ratnayake  4 , Hmsrb Kotakadeniya  5 , John A Dawson  1 , Nishan S Kalupahana  1   6 , Naima Moustaid-Moussa  1 Affiliations 1 Department of Nutritional Sciences and Obesity Research Institute, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, TX, USA. 2 Department of Radiology, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, …

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Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Adipose Tissue: Inflammation and Browning

Nishan Sudheera Kalupahana  1   2 , Bimba Lakmini Goonapienuwala  2 , Naima Moustaid-Moussa  2 Affiliations 1 Department of Physiology, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, 20400, Sri Lanka; email: skalupahana@pdn.ac.lk. 2 Department of Nutritional Sciences and Obesity Research Institute, Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas 79409-1270, USA; email: bimba.goonapienuwala@ttu.edu, naima.moustaid-moussa@ttu.edu. Abstract White adipose tissue (WAT) and …

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Lifestyle factors associated with obesity in a cohort of males in the central province of Sri Lanka: a cross-sectional descriptive study

N W I A Jayawardana  1 , W A T A Jayalath  2 , W M T Madhujith  3 , U Ralapanawa  2 , R S Jayasekera  4 , S A S B Alagiyawanna  2 , A M K R Bandara  5 , N S Kalupahana  6 Affiliations 1 Department of Animal and Food Sciences, Faculty of Agriculture, Rajarata University of Sri …

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