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Clinical Debates on Glutamine Supplementation


Prof. Yeh mentions another study. It is a very large-scale research and the research subjects were patients with critical illness and meet research conditions. The results was inconsistent. Some researches show that the improvement was not obvious but some researches showed there is a significant improvement.

First, she explained the constraint on research subjects. The results show that glutamine supplementation raises the patient’s death rates. The possible reasons are being discussed also.

We need to consider patients from the experiment are in severe condition with multiple organ failure, their body might not able to cope with the absorption and application of the huge amount of glutamine given.

In conclusion, the result of glutamine supplementation differs from different types of severe diseases.

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