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*  Protein-energy malnutrition
Types include: Kwashiorkor (protein malnutrition predominant) Marasmus (deficiency in calorie intake) Marasmic Kwashiorkor ( ... marasmic kwashiorkor, and kwashiorkor". Journal of Tropical Pediatrics. 45 (2): 71-5. doi:10.1093/tropej/45.2.71. PMID 10341499 ... 2001). "Kwashiorkor in the United States: Fad diets, perceived and true milk allergy, and nutritional ignorance". Archives of ... "Marasmus and Kwashiorkor". Medscape Reference. May 2009. Ubesie, Agozie C.; Ibeziako, Ngozi S.; Ndiokwelu, Chika I.; Uzoka, ...
*  Kwashiorkor
... is a severe form of malnutrition, caused by a deficiency in dietary protein. The extreme lack of protein causes an ... Kwashiorkor cases occur in areas of famine or poor food supply. Cases in the developed world are rare. Jamaican pediatrician ... Children with kwashiorkor often develop irritability and anorexia. Generally, the disease can be treated by adding protein to ... Victims of kwashiorkor commonly exhibit reduced ability to recover fluids, immune system failure, and low lipid absorption, all ...
*  Malnutrition in South Africa
A lack of protein in a South African's diet can lead to a form of severe malnutrition known as "kwashiorkor." Research was done ... The research found no incidences of kwashiorkor among the Masai, Batussi, the Pieraert, and a small part of the Bahutu who in ... Brock, J. F.; M. Autret (1952). "Kwashiorkor in Africa". Bull World Health Organ. 5 (1): 1-71. PMC 2554082 . PMID 14925815. ... However, numerous incidences of kwashiorkor were found among the Wakamba, Kiyuku, and solely grain and vegetable-consuming ...
*  Protein (nutrient)
... can lead to variety of ailments including mental retardation and kwashiorkor. Symptoms of kwashiorkor include apathy, diarrhea ... doi:10.1111/j.1541-4337.2010.00114.x. "Marasmus and Kwashiorkor". Medscape Reference. May 2009. Jeffery Schwartz; Bryant, Carol ...
*  Yam (vegetable)
Yam-consuming areas of Africa have a high incidence of kwashiorkor, a serious medical condition in children caused by protein ... "Kwashiorkor (Protein-Calorie Malnutrition)". Tropical Medicine Central Resource. 2006. "Undernutrition". The Merck Manual: The ...
*  Cicely Williams
This did little to sway the medical opinion, and colonial physicians continued to avoid using the term kwashiorkor, or even ... In 1950, she oversaw the commission of an international survey into kwashiorkor across 10 nations in sub-Saharan Africa. This ... Stanton, J (May 2012). "Listening to the Ga: Cicely Williams' Discovery of Kwashiorkor on the Gold Coast"[permanent dead link ... Konotey-Ahulu, Felix (14 May 2005). "There is nothing mysterious about kwashiorkor". British Medical Journal. Retrieved 28 July ...
*  Robert Arthur Hughes
"Kwashiorkor". PubMed Health. Retrieved 18 December 2012. "History". Dr. H. Gordon Roberts Hospital. Dr. H. Gordon Roberts ... recognising a protein calorie deficiency disorder called kwashiorkor in the Indian population, founding the area's first blood ... and developed India-specific treatments for kwashiorkor, a protein calorie deficiency disorder. Under Hughes' direction, the ...
*  S. P. Sudrania
A Study on Marasmus anjd Kwashiorkor in Un. Children Hospital of Tripoli (Libya), read in International Arabic Conference of ...
*  Blasio Vincent Ndale Esau Oriedo
In the 1940s kwashiorkor was an ill-defined and one of the widespread nutritional disorders in East Africa and other regions of ... "Treatment of kwashiorkor with moderate amounts of protein." The Journal of Pediatrics 56.5 (1960): 675-689. Davies, J. N. P. " ... BV Oriedo's strategy to stem the kwashiorkor disease. Moreover, the program was a constituent of a multi-part dynamic public ... providing free fluid whole milk for school children as part of his campaign against kwashiorkor epidemic outbreaks), and ...
*  Malnutrition
Two forms of PEM are kwashiorkor and marasmus, and they commonly coexist. Kwashiorkor is mainly caused by inadequate protein ... Kwashiorkor is further identified by swelling of the belly, which is deceiving of actual nutritional status. The term means ' ... Protein-energy malnutrition has two severe forms: marasmus (a lack of protein and calories) and kwashiorkor (a lack of just ... Stanton J (2001). "Listening to the Ga: Cicely Williams' Discovery of Kwashiorkor on the Gold Coast". Clio Medica: Studies in ...
*  Marasmus
This clear-cut separation of marasmus and kwashiorkor is however not always clinically evident as kwashiorkor is often seen in ... Edema is not a sign of marasmus and is only present in kwashiorkor, and marasmic kwashiorkor. Other symptoms of marasmus ... It can be distinguished from kwashiorkor in that kwashiorkor is protein deficiency with adequate energy intake whereas marasmus ... Protein wasting in kwashiorkor generally leads to edema and ascites, while muscular wasting and loss of subcutaneous fat are ...
*  Quality Protein Maize
A chronic lack of protein in the diet leads to kwashiorkor. Thus, conventional maize is a poor-quality food staple; unless ... Babies and adults consuming QPM are healthier and at lower risk for malnutrition disorders such as marasmus and kwashiorkor, ...
*  Emaciation
With emaciation mostly confined to the upper body, kwashiorkor often occurs after a child has been weaned and thus deprived of ... A similar disorder, seen in very young malnourished children, is kwashiorkor. ...
*  Felix Konotey-Ahulu
doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(05)17818-0. Felix D Konotey-Ahulu, "Antioxidants for children with kwashiorkor", BMJ 2005; 330 doi: ...
*  Aguapanela
This phenomenon causes a high rate of kwashiorkor type malnutrition in children. The Colombian government tries to alleviate ...
*  Food
Kwashiorkor and marasmus are childhood disorders caused by lack of dietary protein. Many individuals limit what foods they eat ...
*  Sa Kaeo Refugee Camp
Marasmus, kwashiorkor, beriberi, and anemia were widespread, with many patients showing all four. Vitamin deficiencies, ...
*  Shasta Regional Medical Center
At Shasta Regional Medical Center, Prime reported 16.1% of their Medicare patients suffered from kwashiorkor. The state of ... California average for Medicare patients is 0.2% suffering from kwashiorkor. Prime Healthcare Services is currently being ...
*  Nixtamalization
Maize also is deficient in essential amino acids, which can result in kwashiorkor. Maize cooked with lime provided niacin in ... In the nineteenth century, pellagra epidemics were recorded in France, Italy, and Egypt, and kwashiorkor hit parts of Africa ...
*  Protein combining
He designed meals using local vegetables to fight against the scourge of kwashiorkor. In Guatemala he used the combination of ...
*  The Lathe of Heaven
It is deprived enough for the poorer inhabitants to have kwashiorkor, or protein deprivation. The culture is much the same as ...
*  Prime Healthcare Services
In 2011 Prime Healthcare Service had high rates of kwashiorkor among its elderly patients. At Shasta Regional Medical Center, ... Prime reported 16.1% of its Medicare patients suffered from kwashiorkor, but California's average for Medicare patients is 0.2 ...
*  Hypoproteinemia
An example of nutritional hypoproteinemia is Kwashiorkor, a type of protein energy malnutrition affecting young children. ...
*  West Nusa Tenggara
In 2005, Nusa Tenggara Barat was reported as the most affected area for malnutrition and kwashiorkor. Life expectancy in Nusa ...
*  Essential amino acid
... which can manifest as marasmus or kwashiorkor. Kwashiorkor was once attributed to pure protein deficiency in individuals who ... challenged by the finding that there is no difference in the diets of children developing marasmus as opposed to kwashiorkor. ...