Zaki Morad
National Kidney Foundation
EndocrinologyPolyunsaturated fatty acidHemodialysisPopulationNursing researchDiabetes mellitusMedicine
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#1Ayesha Sualeheen (UKM: National University of Malaysia)H-Index: 1
#2Ban-Hock Khor (UKM: National University of Malaysia)H-Index: 3
Last. Zaki Morad (National Kidney Foundation)H-Index: 2
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Objective This study aimed to (i) determine habitual dietary patterns of Malaysian patients on hemodialysis (HD) and (ii) examine their association with nutritional status. Methods An a posteriori approach examined 3-day dietary recalls of 382 multiethnic Malaysian patients on HD, leading to short-listing of 31 food groups. Dietary patterns were derived through principal component analysis. Sociodemographic and lifestyle characteristics together with nutritional parameters were examined for asso...
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#1Ban-Hock Khor (UKM: National University of Malaysia)H-Index: 3
#2Sharmela Sahathevan (UKM: National University of Malaysia)H-Index: 5
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Abstract Objectives The aims of this study were threefold: first, to assess the dietary fatty acid (FA) intake and blood FA status in Malaysian patients on hemodialysis (HD); second, to examine the association between dietary FA intakes and blood FA profiles in patients on HD; and third, to determine whether blood FAs could serve as a biomarker of dietary fat intake quality in these patients. Methods Using 3 d of dietary records, FA intakes of 333 recruited patients were calculated using a food ...
#1Ban Hock Khor (UKM: National University of Malaysia)H-Index: 3
#2Karuthan Chinna (Taylors University)H-Index: 4
Last. Tilakavati Karupaiah (Taylors University)H-Index: 12
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Background This study aimed to assess the situational capacity for nutrition care delivery in the outpatient hemodialysis (HD) setting in Malaysia by evaluating dietitian accessibility, nutrition practices and patients’ outcomes.
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Background: Two major challenges in implementing budget-constrained Hepatitis screening and treatment campaign in Malaysia are the availability of low-cost point of care tests (POCT) and nucleic acid tests (NAT) for hepatitis C virus ribonucleic acid (HCV RNA) and hepatitis B virus dioxyribo nucleic acid (HBV DNA). We evaluated the performance of these tests in this study. Methods: We conducted a cross-sectional study to evaluate the diagnostic performance of four POCT brands at 12 sites in Mala...
#1Loke Meng OngH-Index: 5
Last. Lai Sun KokH-Index: 1
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Aim Treatment of chronic kidney disease (CKD) poses a huge burden to the healthcare system. To address the problem, the National Kidney Foundation of Malaysia embarked on a programme to screen for proteinuria and educate the public on CKD. Methods The public was invited for health screening and the data collected over a 21 month period was analyzed. Results In total, 40 400 adults from all the states in Malaysia were screened. The screening population had a mean age of 41 years, 30.1% had hypert...
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