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Table 1 Schedule of nutrition assessment, education and advice provided by renal dietitian and exercise physiologist (intensive nutrition intervention group)

From: The effect of intensive nutrition interventions on weight gain after kidney transplantation: protocol of a randomised controlled trial

Months 1 - 3 Fortnightly review with dietitian to undertake initial assessments, determine progress, goals and adherence to recommendations
Full review of dietary intake and adequacy of adherence to recommendations to be undertaken at 1 month and 3 months (including 3-day food diary and analysis)
Exercise advice (including a consultation with an exercise physiologist at 8 and 12 weeks to provide tailored advice) regarding physical activity and a review of physical activity adherence
Months 4 - 6 Monthly review with dietitian to assess progress, goals and adherence to recommendations, and give further education and advice as appropriate
Full review of dietary intake and adequacy of adherence to recommendations to be undertaken at 6 months (including 3-day food diary and analysis)
Exercise advice (including a consultation with an exercise physiologist at 6 months to provide tailored advice) regarding physical activity and a review of physical activity adherence
Months 7 - 12 Bi - monthly review with dietitian to assess progress, goals and adherence to recommendations, and give further education and advice as appropriate
A final review of diet history and adequacy of adherence to recommendations to be undertaken at 12 months (including 3-day food diary and analysis)
  Exercise advice to promote adequate physical activity and review of physical activity adherence