Published in Blood Weekly, June 15th, 2000
"Successful kidney transplantation allows remarkable rehabilitation of patients with end-stage renal disease previously on [dialysis]. However, information concerning the role of dietary protein restriction in the treatment of patients with chronic transplant rejection is scarce," explained A. Bernardi and colleagues in Italy ("Dietary protein intake and nutritional status in patients with renal transplant," Clinical Nephrology, 2000;53(4):B3-B5).
Bernardi et al. studied 42 chronic kidney...
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