Which dietary modifications are used in the treatment of pediatric mixed connective-tissue disorder (MCTD)?

Updated: Oct 24, 2018
  • Author: Marisa S Klein-Gitelman, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Lawrence K Jung, MD  more...
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See the list below:

  • Diet restrictions are driven by medical therapy and disease manifestations. Prescribe a low-fat, calcium-sufficient diet with no added salt for patients receiving corticosteroids.

  • Recognize and evaluate nontraditional remedies along with traditional medications for safety and efficacy.


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