Nutrition for Chronic Disease and Disability: Research to improve health related quality of life and bring forward the under-represented voice

Project: Research

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Description

Led by Assoc Prof Dianne Reidlinger, BUND have a research focus on improving evidence-based nutrition and dietetic practice for chronic disease and disability. This BUND research is underpinned by a theme of consumer engagement and addressing inequalities in health care; supported by published research which brings forward the under-represented voice. 

Active Research Projects

Patients’ experiences and perceived roles in interprofessional collaborative practice in primary care.
Chief Investigator: Alexandra R. Davidson, PhD Candidate, APD, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University
Co-investigators:  Associate Professor Dianne P. Reidlinger, PhD, APD, RD, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University.Professor Mark Morgan, PhD, FRACGP, Faculty of Health Science & Medicine, Bond UniversityAssociate Professor Lauren Ball, PhD, APD, NHMRC Fellow, Lead, Health Primary Care team, Griffith University
Collaborating Institutions: Griffith University
Research Aim:  To explore and describe current and potential roles of individuals in interprofessional collaborative practice in primary care.
Research Setting: Australian Primary Healthcare
Registration: N/A

Understanding the patient experience in interprofessional collaborative practice of chronic conditions in primary care: An Integrative Review.
Chief Investigator: Alexandra R. Davidson, PhD Candidate, APD, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University
Co-investigators: Associate Professor Dianne P. Reidlinger, PhD, APD, RD, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University.
Professor Mark Morgan, PhD, FRACGP, Faculty of Health Science & Medicine, Bond University
Associate Professor Lauren Ball, PhD, APD, NHMRC Fellow, Lead, Health Primary Care team, Griffith University
Collaborating Institutions: Griffith University
Research Aim: To synthesise the empirical evidence that describes the experiences of individuals with a chronic disease of IPCP in primary care
Research Setting: Primary Healthcare
Registration: PROSPERO: CRD42020156536

Group based diabetes self-management education compared to routine treatment, waiting list control, or no intervention for people with type 2 diabetes: A Cochrane Systematic Review.
Chief Investigator: Dr Kate Odgers-Jewell,  APD, Faculty of Health Sciences & Medicine, Bond University
Co-investigators: Associate Professor Dianne P. Reidlinger, 
Professor Mark Jones, Associate Professor Lauren Ball, Dr Jaimon Kelly, Justin Clark, 
Collaborating Institutions: Griffith University; Institute for Evidence-Based Healthcare, Cochrane Collaboration.
Research Aim: To assess the effects of group-based self-management education for people with type 2 diabetes mellitus.

Assessing the evidence-practice gap and barriers and facilitators to implementing the Mediterranean diet pattern in routine nutrition care of complex chronic disease outpatients.
Chief Investigator: Dr Hannah Mayr.
Co-investigators: Dr Ingrid Hickman, A/Prof Graeme Macdonald, Dr Michelle Palmer, A/Pro fKatrina Campbell, Dr Shelley Keating, Prof Anthony Russell, Dr Jaimon Kelly, Holly Savill, Lynette Law.
Collaborating Institutions: Princess Alexandra Hospital, Bond University, University of Queensland ,Metro North HHS, Griffith University.Research aim:  1.   Define theevidence-practice gap that exists between current nutrition care and theprinciples of the MedDiet pattern.2.   Identify barriers andfacilitators to implementing the MedDiet pattern in routine care by engaging multi-disciplinaryclinicians3.   Develop interventions toreduce the MedDiet evidence-practice gap by addressing the identified gaps andbarriers and facilitators.  4.   Determine theperspectives and practices of multi-disciplinary clinicians on dietarymanagement approachesResearch setting: Metro South Hospital and Health Service.

Investigating current practice and barriers and facilitatorsto implementing the Mediterranean diet pattern in routine dietetics care ofcomplex chronic disease patients in Australia.
Chief Investigator: Dr Hannah Mayr.
Co-investigators: Dr Ingrid Hickman, Dr Michelle Palmer, A/Prof Katrina Campbell, SarahKostjasyn.
Collaborating Institutions: Princess Alexandra Hospital, Bond University, University of Queensland, LoganHospital.
Research Aim: To understand to what extent the Mediterranean diet pattern is beingroutinely practiced by dietitians in Australia for patients with cardiovasculardisease, type 2 diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease and solid organtransplant recipients. It further aims to understand the barriers and enablersto incorporating the Mediterranean diet pattern in routine practice with thesechronic disease patient groups.Research setting: Dietitians recruited nationally, research led from Bond University and PrincessAlexandra Hospital.

Dietitian-led digital nutrition interventions to manage chronic disease: a systematic review and meta-analysis.
Chief Investigator: Dr Hannah Mayr and Dr Jaimon Kelly.Co-investigators: Dr Ingrid Hickman, Nok yin Ho, Sarah Kostjasyn, Pooja Adhyaru.
Collaborating Institutions: Bond University, Griffith University, Princess Alexandra Hospital.
Research Aim: To evaluate the effectiveness of digital nutrition interventions (provided through mHealth and eHealth) involving dietitians on improving dietary intake and clinical risk markers in adults in with chronic disease.PROSPERO: CRD42020159826

Cost-effectiveness of telehealth lifestyle (dietand/or exercise) interventions.
Chief Investigator: Dr Hannah Mayr .Co-investigators: Dr Jaimon Kelly, Dr Ingrid Hickman, Dr Matthew Wallen, Lynette Law, HollySavill.
Collaborating Institutions: Bond University, Griffith University, Princess Alexandra Hospital,Federation University.
Research Aim: To determine whether telehealth lifestyle interventions arecost-effective compared to non-telehealth lifestyle interventions or usual care. PROSPERO: TBA.

U-DECIDE: Utilising technology for Diet& Exercise Change In complex chronic conditions across Diverse Environments(randomised controlled trial). 

Chief Investigator: Dr Ingrid Hickman .Co-investigators: A/Prof Katrina Campbell, Dr Dev Jegatheesan, Dr Nikky Isbel, DrGraeme Macdonald, Dr Hannah Mayr, Dr Jaimon Kelly, Dr Ingrid Hickman, Prof JeffCoombes, Dr Shelley Keating, Marguerite Conley, Riley Brown.
Collaborating Institutions: Princess Alexandra Hospital, University of Queensland, GriffithUniversity, Bond University.
Research Aim: To test the feasibility of delivering a suite of technology-assistedlifestyle interventions in a patient-led model of care to inform futureimplementation of this intervention into usual care for patients at significantcardiometabolic risk across a range of complex chronic conditions.ANZCTR: TBA.

The effect of lifestyle interventions on body composition measures incirrhosis and pre liver transplant populations – systematic review. 

Chief Investigator: Heidi Johnston.Co-investigators: Dr Ingrid Hickman, Dr Graeme Macdonald, Dr Hannah Mayr, Tahnie Takefala.
Collaborating Institutions: Princess Alexandra Hospital, University of Queensland, Bond University.
Research Aim: To systematically reviewthe effect of lifestyle (diet and/or exercise) interventions on bodycomposition measures in cirrhosis and pre liver transplant populations.
PROSPERO: CRD42020176547

OLIVAUS trial - The Effect of High PolyphenolExtra Virgin Olive Oil on Cardiovascular Risk Factors Australian Adults: ARandomized, Controlled, Cross-Over Study. 

Chief Investigator: Dr George MoschonisCo-investigators: Prof Catherine Itsiopoulos, Dr Elena George, Dr Wolfgang Marx, DrColleen Thomas, Dr Hannah Mayr, Dr Greg Kennedy, Dr Andrew Pipingas, Dr LukePrendergast.Collaborating Institutions: La Trobe University, Deakin University, Swinburne University, PrincessAlexandra Hospital, Bond University.
Research Aim: To determine the effect of high polyphenol extra virgin olive oil versuslow polyphenol olive oil on cardiovascular disease risk markers, includingnovel marker HDL cholesterol-efflux.
ANZCTR: ACTRN12618000706279

Dietary patterns and inflammation incardiovascular disease. 

Chief Investigator: Carolyn English (Research Masters) Co-investigators: Bond University, Princess Alexandra Hospital.Collaborating Institutions: La Trobe University, Deakin University, Swinburne University, Princess Alexandra Hospital, Bond University.
Research Aim: 1.     To systematically reviewliterature on dietary patterns associated with inflammatory markers PAF andLp-PLA2; 2.    To review and identify quality dietary assessment methods used inpublished dietary interventions for the prevention of CVD; 3.     To determine if dietquality is associated with inflammation as measured by PAF and Lp-PLA2 levelsin adults with type 2 diabetes (at high risk of CVD).PROSPERO: CRD42020169666 and CRD42020190357.
StatusActive
Effective start/end date1/01/1431/08/30