Bio:Susan Firus received a Bachelor of Home Economics (dietetics) degree from the University of British Columbia and completed her dietetic internship at Vancouver General Hospital. Her first position was as the dietitian for the Diabetes Specialty Centre and Lipid Clinic at Shaughnessy Hospital. Most of her career was spent working at Dial-A-Dietitian, later Dietitian Services at HealthLinkBC, where she was initially a contact centre dietitian and in later years, a manager. Susan worked closely with Dietitians of Canada on the development of CPEN, a version of PEN customized for a call centre, which was launched simultaneously with PEN. She also assisted with the launch of EatRight Ontario. Susan is currently a contractor for Dietitians of Canada as a PEN evidence analyst.
Should adult renal transplant recipients (RTRs) with anemia supplement with vitamin C?
Last Updated: 2015-07-27
Are there any food or herbal supplements that may interact with immunosuppressive medications used to treat renal transplant recipients (RTRs)?
Last Updated: 2014-02-18
What are the effects of fish oil or omega-3 supplementation on renal transplantation outcomes?
Last Updated: 2014-01-31
What are the effects of immunosuppressive drugs on serum magnesium levels in renal transplant recipients (RTRs)?
What is the vitamin D status of renal transplant recipients (RTRs)? Is vitamin D supplementation recommended for RTRs?
Is alcohol consumption contraindicated for renal transplant recipients (RTRs)?
What are the recommendations for the prevention of cardiovascular disease (CVD) among adult renal transplant recipients (RTRs)?
What are the recommendations for screening for and the management of new onset diabetes mellitus after transplant (NODAT) among adult renal transplant recipients (RTRs)?
What are the recommended protein intakes for adult renal transplant recipients (RTRs)?
What are the effects of post-transplant weight gain among adult renal transplant recipients (RTRs)?
Last Updated: 2014-02-26
Nephrology – Renal Transplant Practice Guidance Toolkit
Last Updated: 2015-08-18