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Journal Article
Author, Analytic
Reid, M.
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Article Title
Nutrition and sickle cell disease
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Journal Title
Comptes rendus biologies
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Non-refereed
Date of Publication
2013
Volume ID
336
Issue ID
3
Page(s)
159-163
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Abstract
A common observation in sickle cell disease is growth retardation, in particular, wasting. Wasting is associated with increased hospitalization and possibly poorer clinical outcomes. Therefore understanding the mechanism of wasting is crucial and reducing the degree of wasting by improving the nutritional status, holds the potential for modifying the course of the disease.....
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