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Nutritional management of rheumatoid arthritis: a review of the evidence.

Abstract:

Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) is a debilitating disease and is associated with increased risk of cardiovascular disease and osteoporosis. Poor nutrient status in RA patients has been reported and some drug therapies, such as nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs), prescribed to alleviate RA symptoms, may increase the requirement for some nutrients and reduce their absorption. This paper reviews the scientific evidence for the role of diet and nutrient supplementation in the management of R...

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Journal:
Journal of human nutrition and dietetics : the official journal of the British Dietetic Association
Volume:
16
Issue:
2
Pages:
97-109
Publication date:
2003-04-05
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EISSN:
1365-277X
ISSN:
0952-3871
URN:
uuid:708ffa13-5d98-4aa3-8794-079af198d8e5
Source identifiers:
429901
Local pid:
pubs:429901

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