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Nutritional Support to Patients in Need at the RAH

We're always proud to showcase research that is paving the way in patient care advancements. Contributing to these advancements is Lee-anne Chapple, who recently submitted her PhD with the University of Adelaide that will lead to better outcomes for patients in the intensive care unit at the RAH during and after their stay. read more

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Safeguarding Australia’s Ageing Population with Protein

Part of an ageing population, Australia’s elderly are today faced with more health risks than ever before, including malnutrition, which can have a negative impact on quality of life. This is where protein can play a key role and researcher Dr Stijn Soenen is helping to pave the way in this area of research. read more

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At the Heart of Medical Research

Patient volunteers are critical to successful medical research. They are the people who offer their valuable time to help researchers better understand diseases, trial new treatments and hopefully one day in the future, find cures. read more

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The Power of Protein: Managing Type 2 Diabetes

We’ve all heard about the benefits of protein in the diet, but did you know it could also have a beneficial effect on glucose control for Type 2 Diabetes patients? A recently completed clinical trial has shown a small amount of protein, consumed 30 minutes before a meal, can effectively reduce the rise in blood glucose by stimulating the gut hormone secretion process and slowing the stomach emptying rate in patients with Type 2 Diabetes. read more

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Support of Nutritional Physiology

The RAH Research Fund support a number of exciting projects at the Centre of Research Excellence (CRE) in Translating Nutritional Science to Good Health that are helping to build a healthier Australian community. read more