We report a case of a 26-year-old man with BMI about 41,86 kg/m, suffering from Interstitial idiopathic nephritis since he was 10, submitted to kidney transplantation when he was 19; we treated him with a ketogenic diet (Very low calorie diet VLCD) for 11 weeks.The patient lost weight during the treatment, keeping a good state of hydratation and without side effects. This clinical report indicate that VLCD (ketogenic diet), under close medical supervision, besides an efficient method to slim, is applicable also to patients with a complex clinical history.
|Translated title of the contribution||Obesity after kidney transplant: Efficacy and safety of a ketogenic VLCD diet|
|Number of pages||7|
|Journal||Progress in Nutrition|
|Publication status||Published - 2013|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Food Science
- Nutrition and Dietetics