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Racial differences in dietary antioxidant intake and cardiac event-free survival in patients with heart failure.

Authors
  • Wu, Jia-Rong1
  • Song, Eun Kyeung2
  • Moser, Debra K3
  • Lennie, Terry A3
  • 1 1 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, School of Nursing, Chapel Hill, NC, USA.
  • 2 2 Department of Nursing, College of Medicine, University of Ulsan, Korea. , (North Korea)
  • 3 3 University of Kentucky, College of Nursing, Lexington, KY, USA.
Type
Published Article
Journal
European journal of cardiovascular nursing : journal of the Working Group on Cardiovascular Nursing of the European Society of Cardiology
Publication Date
Apr 01, 2018
Volume
17
Issue
4
Pages
305–313
Identifiers
DOI: 10.1177/1474515118755720
PMID: 29384387
Source
Medline
Keywords
License
Unknown

Abstract

African Americans with heart failure had more dietary antioxidant deficiencies and shorter cardiac event-free survival than Whites. This suggests that encouraging African American patients with heart failure to consume an antioxidant-rich diet may be beneficial in lengthening cardiac event-free survival.

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