Dietary App May Help CF Patients in Meeting Nutritional Needs

Dietary App May Help CF Patients in Meeting Nutritional Needs

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Dietary App May Help CF Patients in Meeting Nutritional Needs

A mobile, dietary self-monitoring app used for six months to track food choices and manage pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) helped children with cystic fibrosis (CF) to better meet disease-specific nutritional guidelines, a study shows. Still, the nutritional changes made were not sufficient to reach the standards of a healthy and adequate diet for these patients. Further optimization that makes the app easier to use could improve adherence and nutritional outcomes, the researchers noted. The…

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