Nutrition for Disorders of the Liver, Gallbladder and Pancreas

A client with cirrhosis of the liver should be asked if he experienced ____ before ordering a diet:
Vomiting of blood (*a side effect of Esophageal varices)
A common disorder in patients who abuse alcohol is:
Fatty liver (“Hepatic Steatosis”: fat not metabolized with alcohol damage and excretion)
A type of hepatitis that is transmitted via the FECAL-ORAL route is hepatitis:
A
A symptom that is common to all types of hepatitis is:
Jaundice
For patients with hepatitis, a significant barrier to maintaining an adequate intake of kcals is:
Loss of appetite (from nausea & vomiting)
A low-fiber, soft diet is recommended for patients with:
Esophageal varices
Patients with ascites should restrict their intake of:
sodium
If a patient with cirrhosis of the liver becomes confused and apathetic, he or she may be developing:
Hepatic encephalopathy
A patient with end-stage liver disease may lose fat stores and muscle mass, but this may not be evident from measurements of body weight because of:
Ascites & edema
After liver transplantation, long-term nutrition management may need to be tailored to help prevent:
Excessive weight gain, hypertension and hyperlipidemia (*from long-term steroid to not make body reject the liver despite the increase in insulin & blood sugar levels)
If a patient experiences chronic symptoms of cholelithiasis and cholecystitis, the recommended nutrition therapy is:
A low-fat diet
A bottle of beer that contains 13 g of carbohydrates and 16 g of alcohol provides ___ kcals:
164 kcals
This form of Hepatitis is transmitted from the BLOOD & SEXUAL CONTACT:
B
This form of Hepatitis is transmitted from contaminated blood, saliva, and semen:
C