Dianne Reidlinger

Dianne Reidlinger
Bond University · Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine

PhD Nutritional Sciences, King's College London

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Additional affiliations
June 2018 - present
Bond University
Position
  • Professor (Associate)
September 2014 - June 2018
Bond University
Position
  • Professor (Assistant)
April 2006 - August 2014
King's College London
Position
  • Research Dietitian

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Publications (61)
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Aim : To investigate if an intervention aimed at creating a supportive clinical learning environment (through shared debriefing of behaviour styles for physiotherapy students and their educators) can i) improve the clinical skills outcomes (grades) and ii) enhance the perceived quality of clinical education experiences for students and educators co...
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Interprofessional collaborative practice has been shown to be an appropriate model of care for chronic disease management in primary care. However, how patients play a role in this model is relatively unknown. The aim of this constructivist grounded theory focus group study was to explore the perceptions of patient advocates regarding the role of p...
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Aim: The aim of this scoping review was to provide an overview of the development of practice nurses, and the learnings that could be applied to improve the profile of dietetics practice in primary care. Methods: A scoping review synthesising peer-reviewed and other literature relevant to the development of Australian practice nurses was conduct...
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While the non-profit sector has an integral role in health promotion, it is unclear whether these organisations have the capacity for health promotion activities. This study aims to explore and describe capacity changes of a non-profit organisation during a 3-year community-based nutrition intervention. The non-profit organisation, with 3800 member...
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Background Improving the patient experience is one of the quadruple aims of healthcare. Therefore, understanding patient experiences and perceptions of healthcare interactions is paramount to quality improvement. This integrative review aimed to explore how patients with chronic conditions experience Interprofessional Collaborative Practice in prim...
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Learning through work is a common feature of preparing health professionals for practice. Current understandings of work-integrated learning or a ‘work-based placement’, focus on students being consumers of experiences rather than providing a reciprocal benefit to the organisation in which they are placed. More nuanced understanding of the ways tha...
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Aim Internal coherence in research refers to the alignment between ontology (nature of reality), epistemology (nature of knowledge), axiology (values), methodology and methods and is an important but often overlooked element of research quality. We therefore aimed to illustrate the concept of internal coherence in nutrition and dietetics research,...
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Objective To critically review the literature regarding workplace breast-feeding interventions and to assess their impact on breast-feeding indicators. Design A systematic review and meta-analysis was conducted. Electronic searches for workplace intervention studies to support breast-feeding, without restriction on language or study design, were p...
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Background Dietitians require communication competencies for effective dietetic practice. There is little evidence on how student dietitians experience and value communication skills teaching. The present study aimed to measure attitudes of student dietitians with respect to communication skills teaching and how experiential learning using simulate...
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Effective health workforce preparation is critical to the health of those who stand to benefit from its services. Emerging dietitians can provide important insights on an evolving workforce that is well-placed to advance future global health. This study aimed to explore a national sample of dietetics graduates’ experiences of, and challenges faced...
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Background: Behaviour can be defined as the internally coordinated responses (actions or inactions) of whole living organisms (individuals or groups) to internal and/or external stimuli, excluding responses more easily understood as developmental changes. Unlike personality traits, that are thought to be biologically consistent, behaviour, through...
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Aims: To assess the completeness of reporting of group-based education interventions for the management of type 2 diabetes. Methods: A previous systematic review of group-based education programmes for adults with type 2 diabetes identified eligible intervention studies. Data were extracted and assessed using the Template for Intervention Descri...
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Objective To evaluate the feasibility and acceptability of a personalised telehealth intervention to support dietary self-management in adults with stage 3–4 chronic kidney disease (CKD). Design Mixed-methods process evaluation embedded in a randomised controlled trial. Participants People with stage 3–4 CKD (estimated glomerular filtration rate...
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Background Dietetics practice educators are instrumental in the development of future dietitians. The present study aimed to explore dietetics practice educators’ experiences of, and challenges faced in, dietetics workforce preparation. Methods This study was guided by interpretive description methodology. Purposive and maximum variation sampling...
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Background Hospitalisation for an eating disorder is rare, however treatment in the acute medical setting can be a life-saving admission. While the multidisciplinary team delivers overall patient care, medical decisions are the responsibility of the treating physicians. Treatment decisions directly impact on patient care and outcomes. This study ai...
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Adherence to dietary guidelines (DG) may result in higher intake of polyphenols via increased consumption of fruits, vegetables and whole grains. We compared polyphenol dietary intake and urinary excretion between two intervention groups in the Cardiovascular risk REduction Study: Supported by an Integrated Dietary Approach study: a 12-week paralle...
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Background Dietetics students are a widely researched group. As emerging dietitians, they can provide valuable insights to inform how dietetics education programmes may be enhanced to meet contemporary healthcare needs. This review aimed to systematically synthesise dietetics students’ experiences of dietetics workforce preparation. Methods MEDLIN...
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The importance of building capacity in community interventions is well recognized. There is general agreement about the determinants of capacity and a range of existing capacity frameworks, however there is limited evidence or consistency in practice around assessing capacity in community interventions. The aim of this review was to describe how ca...
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Aim The present study aimed to systematically map and summarise existing research regarding dietetics workforce preparation and preparedness that has been conducted in Australia. The secondary aim was to then identify gaps in the literature to inform future priority areas in Australian dietetics education research. Methods The databases MEDLINE, C...
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Aim Dietetics educators represent a small but influential workforce group that has experienced significant change in recent years. The workforce development challenges faced by this group have been largely unexplored. The present study aimed to explore the experiences of, and challenges faced by, academic dietetics educators in preparing dietitians...
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Social media use by registered dietitians and pre-registration dietetic students in the UK and Ireland - Volume 76 Issue OCE4 - A. Knight, F. Brown, D. Reidlinger
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Background: Telehealth-delivered dietary interventions are effective for chronic disease management and are an emerging area of clinical practice. However, to apply interventions from the research setting in clinical practice, health professionals need details of each intervention component. Objective: The aim of this study was to evaluate the c...
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Objective: People with chronic kidney disease (CKD) contend with complex dietary recommendations. The challenge in practice is for clinicians to provide individualized support with the frequency and consistency required to sustain dietary changes. This study aimed to describe the experiences of patients with managing dietary recommendations, inclu...
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This paper presents an expert system for a nutrition care process tailored for the specific needs of elders. Dietary knowledge is defined by nutritionists and encoded as Nutrition Care Process Ontology, and then used as underlining base and standardized model for the nutrition care planning. An inference engine is developed on top of the ontology,...
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BACKGROUND Telehealth-delivered dietary interventions are effective for chronic disease management and are an emerging area of clinical practice. However, to apply interventions from the research setting in clinical practice, health professionals need details of each intervention component. OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to evaluate the compl...
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Group-based education has the potential to substantially improve the outcomes of individuals with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and reduce the enormous burden that chronic diseases place on healthcare systems worldwide. Despite this proven effectiveness, the utilisation of group services for the management of T2DM by Australian dietitians is surp...
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The long‐term management of chronic disease requires regular coaching to support sustained dietary change. Telehealth interventions can overcome patient‐centred barriers to accessing face‐to‐face programs and provide feasible, ubiquitous and accessible delivery methods regardless of geographic location. A structured search of Medline, EMBASE, CINAH...
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Objective: The objective of this study was to explore the experiences of individuals who participated in a group-based education program, including their motivators in relation to their diabetes management, and the perceived impact of group interactions on participants' experiences and motivation for self-management. Understanding individuals diag...
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Purpose: Healthy microcirculation is important to maintain the health of tissues and organs, most notably the heart, kidney and retina. Single components of the diet such as salt, lipids and polyphenols may influence microcirculation, but the effects of dietary patterns that are consistent with current dietary guidelines are uncertain. It was hypo...
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Objective: To explore obesity policy options recommended by stakeholders and identify their impact on individual autotomy. Methods: Qualitative and quantitative methods were used. A content analysis of submissions to the Australian Government's Inquiry into Obesity was conducted. Each recommendation was categorised by its impact on autonomy, acc...
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Aims: Patient education for the management of Type 2 diabetes can be delivered in various forms, with the goal of promoting and supporting positive self-management behaviours. This systematic review aimed to determine the effectiveness of group-based interventions compared with individual interventions or usual care for improving clinical, lifesty...
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Objective: To determine whether a cardioprotective dietary intervention based on UK dietary guidelines was more expensive than a conventional UK diet. Design: Cost analysis of food records collected at baseline and after a 12-week dietary intervention of a cardioprotective diet v. conventional UK diet. Setting: A randomized controlled dietary...
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Background: Inadequate dietary intake is a common problem amongst older acute-care patients and has been identified as an independent risk factor for in-hospital mortality. This study aimed to explore whether food and mealtime experiences contribute to inadequate dietary intake in older people during hospitalisation. Methods: This was a qualitat...
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Background: The long-term management of chronic disease requires the adoption of complex dietary recommendations, which can be facilitated by regular coaching to support behavioral changes. Telehealth interventions can overcome patient-centered barriers to accessing face-to-face programs and provide feasible delivery methods, accessible regardless...
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Aim: The present study developed and evaluated a patient-centred, patient-directed, group-based education program for the management of type 2 diabetes mellitus. Methods: Two frameworks, the Medical Research Council (MRC) framework for developing and evaluating complex interventions and the RE-AIM framework were followed. Data to develop the int...
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Aim: To evaluate the association between healthy eating patterns and mortality or kidney failure among adults with chronic kidney disease. Background: People with chronic kidney disease are advised to follow dietary recommendations that restrict individual nutrients. Emerging evidence indicates overall eating patterns may better predict clinical o...
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Aim: The aim of this qualitative study was to (i) understand patients with Chronic Kidney Disease (CKD) experiences of achieving dietary recommendations provided by health professionals, and (ii) describe patient perspectives, barriers, and facilitators to using technology to support self‐management and compliance with dietary recommendations. Bac...
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Introduction: Until now, industry and government stakeholders have dominated public discourse about policy options for obesity. While consumer involvement in health service delivery and research has been embraced, methods which engage consumers in health policy development are lacking. Conflicting priorities have generated ethical concern around o...
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Background: To improve perceived value of nutrition support and patient outcomes, the present study aimed to determine the nutrition and food-related roles, experiences and support needs of female family carers of community-dwelling malnourished older adults admitted to rehabilitation units in rural New South Wales, Australia, both during admissio...
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Aim: Peer-assisted learning (PAL) has been positively evaluated during practice placements for medical, nursing and some allied health professional students. The aim of this study was to evaluate a PAL and small-group teaching model of dietetic practice placement education implemented in the UK setting as part of a quality improvement process. Me...
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Background: The long-term management of chronic diseases requires adoption of complex dietary recommendations, which can be facilitated by regular coaching to support sustained behaviour change. Telehealth interventions can overcome patient-centred barriers to accessing face-to-face programs and provide feasible delivery methods, ubiquitous and ac...
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Controversy surrounds the effectiveness of dietary guidelines for cardiovascular disease (CVD) prevention in healthy middle-aged and older men and women. The objective was to compare effects on vascular and lipid CVD risk factors of following the United Kingdom dietary guidelines with a traditional British diet (control). With the use of a parallel...
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Background Patients with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) report a range of nutritional and dietary problems and high-quality written information should be available on these. There is little research investigating the availability and quality of such information for patients with IBD.Objective This study assessed the type and quality of written in...
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Accurate assessment of energy expenditure and anthropometry in older people is important for targeted nutritional support. The present study aimed to compare measured and calculated resting metabolic rate (m-RMR and c-RMR) and measured, calculated and estimated weight and height in older people aged ≥70 years. Participants were healthy older people...
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Refeeding syndrome is a potentially life-threatening condition characterised by severe intracellular electrolyte shifts, acute circulatory fluid overload and organ failure. The initial symptoms are non-specific but early clinical features are severely low-serum electrolyte concentrations of potassium, phosphate or magnesium. Risk factors for the sy...
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The effectiveness of an integrated dietary intervention compared with an average UK diet in reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors in older men and women aged 40 to 70 years: the CRESSIDA Study Dietary guidelines (1,2) for the prevention of cardiovascular disease have not been systematically evaluated in a randomized controlled trial. We carr...
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Nutritional biomarkers to assess compliance to dietary advice given in an integrated dietary intervention: results from the CRESSIDA Study - Volume 72 Issue OCE4 - J. Darzi, D. P. Reidlinger, W. L. Hall, Z. Maniou, V. Govoni, D. R. Taylor, P. Seed, P. J. Chowienczyk, T. A. B. Sanders
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Crohn's Disease (CD) and ulcerative colitis (UC) are inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD), which may result in nutrition problems that impact on patient health, nutritional status and quality of life. Subjective reports of how IBD patients experience these problems as part of their disease process, including comparisons between patient groups, or the...
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Background: The reported incidence of refeeding syndrome is highly variable due to the heterogeneity of its definition, the electrolyte reference ranges used, patient populations investigated and the treatment protocols implemented (Marik & Bedigian, 1996; Fan et al., 2004). Recent guidelines have been published by the National Institute of Clinica...
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Background: The need to increase student placement capacity resulted in a new model for the delivery of Placement A by the Scottish Stakeholder Partnership (Transition Team Implementation Programme, 2007). A number of initiatives to increase capacity have also been implemented in London, including a pilot building on the Scottish experience where P...

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The effectiveness of an integrated cardioprotective dietary intervention compared with an average UK diet in reducing cardiovascular disease risk factors in older men and women aged 40 - 70 years
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ENTICE aims to establish whether mobile phones and telephone counselling are useful to help support dietary change in people with CKD.