Peptic ulcer---The effect of high protein diet on the behavior of the disease
Summary And Conclusion
Based on results in the production and the prevention of experimental gastric ulcer in animals, a high protein diet was used in the treatment of forty patients with peptic ulcer.
The high protein regimen consisted of a mixed diet with hourly feeding of gelatin between meals.
Symptomatic relief was noted in ninety per cent of patients studied.
The theoretical considerations for the use of high protein diets are presented.
We feel that this method, though not considered as a specific, has a definite place in the management of peptic ulcer, especially so in cases that do not respond to drug therapy.
KeywordsGelatin Methylene Blue Peptic Ulcer High Protein Diet Plain Water
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