Kevin Whelan

Summary

Affiliation: King's College London
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The role of probiotics and prebiotics in the management of diarrhoea associated with enteral tube feeding
    K Whelan
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Kings College London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NN, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 14:423-33. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Student dietitians' attitudes towards research and audit: a comparison with registered dietitians
    K Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Division, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King s College London, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:121-5. 2007
  3. doi request reprint Mechanisms and effectiveness of prebiotics in modifying the gastrointestinal microbiota for the management of digestive disorders
    Kevin Whelan
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, London SE1 9NN, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 72:288-98. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Development and validation of a questionnaire to measure research involvement among registered dietitians
    Kevin Whelan
    Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:563-8. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Probiotics in the management of irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease
    Kevin Whelan
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, London, UK
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 29:184-9. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Factors that influence research involvement among registered dietitians working as university faculty: a qualitative interview study
    Kevin Whelan
    Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, School of Medicine, London, SE1 9NH UK
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1021-8. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetics and diet--gene interactions: involvement, confidence and knowledge of dietitians
    Kevin Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:23-8. 2008
  8. ncbi request reprint Student research projects: the experiences of student dietitians, university faculty members, and collaborators
    Kevin Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, 150 Stamford St, London, UK SE1 9NH
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1567-74. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Covert assessment of concurrent and construct validity of a chart to characterize fecal output and diarrhea in patients receiving enteral nutrition
    Kevin Whelan
    Diet and Gastrointestinal Health, Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, London, UK
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 32:160-8. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Safety of probiotics in patients receiving nutritional support: a systematic review of case reports, randomized controlled trials, and nonrandomized trials
    Kevin Whelan
    King s College, London, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:687-703. 2010

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  1. ncbi request reprint The role of probiotics and prebiotics in the management of diarrhoea associated with enteral tube feeding
    K Whelan
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Kings College London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NN, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 14:423-33. 2001
    ..Probiotics and prebiotics are commonly used during enteral tube feeding to manipulate the colonic microflora; however, their efficacy is as yet uncertain...
  2. ncbi request reprint Student dietitians' attitudes towards research and audit: a comparison with registered dietitians
    K Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Division, Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King s College London, London, UK
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:121-5. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to investigate the attitudes of student dietitians towards research and audit and to compare them with those of registered dietitians previously reported...
  3. doi request reprint Mechanisms and effectiveness of prebiotics in modifying the gastrointestinal microbiota for the management of digestive disorders
    Kevin Whelan
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, London SE1 9NN, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 72:288-98. 2013
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Development and validation of a questionnaire to measure research involvement among registered dietitians
    Kevin Whelan
    Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, School of Medicine, London, United Kingdom
    J Acad Nutr Diet 113:563-8. 2013
    ..81; P<0.001). A valid and reliable questionnaire has been developed to measure research involvement among RDs, providing a useful tool for evaluating and supporting members of the profession to become more involved in research...
  5. doi request reprint Probiotics in the management of irritable bowel syndrome and inflammatory bowel disease
    Kevin Whelan
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, London, UK
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 29:184-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this article is to review the emerging evidence for the mechanisms and effectiveness of probiotics in the management of these disorders...
  6. doi request reprint Factors that influence research involvement among registered dietitians working as university faculty: a qualitative interview study
    Kevin Whelan
    Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, School of Medicine, London, SE1 9NH UK
    J Acad Nutr Diet 112:1021-8. 2012
    ..These findings provide understanding that can contribute to this endeavor...
  7. ncbi request reprint Genetics and diet--gene interactions: involvement, confidence and knowledge of dietitians
    Kevin Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, UK
    Br J Nutr 99:23-8. 2008
    ....
  8. ncbi request reprint Student research projects: the experiences of student dietitians, university faculty members, and collaborators
    Kevin Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, 150 Stamford St, London, UK SE1 9NH
    J Am Diet Assoc 107:1567-74. 2007
    ..We recommend that those involved in dietetics education, practice, and management consider the potential value of senior-level student dietitian involvement in collaborative research projects...
  9. doi request reprint Covert assessment of concurrent and construct validity of a chart to characterize fecal output and diarrhea in patients receiving enteral nutrition
    Kevin Whelan
    Diet and Gastrointestinal Health, Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, London, UK
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 32:160-8. 2008
    ..The aim of this study is to covertly assess the construct and concurrent validity of a chart for characterizing fecal output and classifying diarrhea in patients receiving enteral nutrition...
  10. doi request reprint Safety of probiotics in patients receiving nutritional support: a systematic review of case reports, randomized controlled trials, and nonrandomized trials
    Kevin Whelan
    King s College, London, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 91:687-703. 2010
    ..Probiotics are increasingly used in patients receiving nutritional support; however, some case reports and trials have questioned their safety in such patients...
  11. doi request reprint Fecal microbiota in patients receiving enteral feeding are highly variable and may be altered in those who develop diarrhea
    Kevin Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Division, Diet and Gastrointestinal Health, King s College London, London, UK
    Am J Clin Nutr 89:240-7. 2009
    ..The pathogenesis of diarrhea in patients receiving enteral feeding includes colonic water secretion, antibiotic prescription, and enteropathogenic colonization, each of which involves an interaction with the gastrointestinal microbiota...
  12. doi request reprint Mechanisms, prevention, and management of diarrhea in enteral nutrition
    Kevin Whelan
    Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, London, UK
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 27:152-9. 2011
    ..This article briefly reviews the mechanisms of diarrhea during enteral nutrition and then critically appraises the recent and emerging evidence for the prevention and management of this distressing complication...
  13. doi request reprint Fructan content of commonly consumed wheat, rye and gluten-free breads
    Kevin Whelan
    King s College London, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, London, UK
    Int J Food Sci Nutr 62:498-503. 2011
    ..76-1.09 g/100 g) and gluten-free breads (0.36-1.79 g/100 g). Although they contain only low quantities of fructan, the widespread consumption of bread may make a significant contribution to fructan intakes...
  14. doi request reprint Probiotics and prebiotics in the management of irritable bowel syndrome: a review of recent clinical trials and systematic reviews
    Kevin Whelan
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, London, UK
    Curr Opin Clin Nutr Metab Care 14:581-7. 2011
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  15. ncbi request reprint Enteral-tube-feeding diarrhoea: manipulating the colonic microbiota with probiotics and prebiotics
    Kevin Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NN, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 66:299-306. 2007
    ..Further trials of the efficacy of probiotics and prebiotics, alone and in combination, in preventing diarrhoea in this patient group are warranted...
  16. ncbi request reprint Interprofessional education in undergraduate healthcare programmes: the reaction of student dietitians
    K Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Research Division, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    J Hum Nutr Diet 18:461-6. 2005
    ..The aim of this paper was to consider the reaction of student dietitians to an IPE course in order to stimulate debate between dietitians regarding the issues relating to IPE...
  17. ncbi request reprint Fructooligosaccharides and fiber partially prevent the alterations in fecal microbiota and short-chain fatty acid concentrations caused by standard enteral formula in healthy humans
    Kevin Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Research Division, King s College London, UK
    J Nutr 135:1896-902. 2005
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  18. ncbi request reprint Assessment of fecal output in patients receiving enteral tube feeding: validation of a novel chart
    K Whelan
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King s College London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 58:1030-7. 2004
    ..To develop a practical, valid and reliable chart to assist in the accurate visual characterization of fecal output in patients receiving enteral tube feeding (ETF)...
  19. ncbi request reprint Appetite during consumption of enteral formula as a sole source of nutrition: the effect of supplementing pea-fibre and fructo-oligosaccharides
    Kevin Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Research Division, King s College London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, UK
    Br J Nutr 96:350-6. 2006
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  20. ncbi request reprint Enteral feeding: the effect on faecal output, the faecal microflora and SCFA concentrations
    Kevin Whelan
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King s College London, London SE1 9NN, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 63:105-13. 2004
    ..Modification of the microflora with probiotics and prebiotics may hold potential in prophylaxis against diarrhoea during enteral tube feeding...
  21. ncbi request reprint Formula delivery in patients receiving enteral tube feeding on general hospital wards: the impact of nasogastric extubation and diarrhea
    Kevin Whelan
    Nutritional Sciences Research Division, King s College London, London, UK
    Nutrition 22:1025-31. 2006
    ..This study prospectively investigated the incidence of nasogastric extubation and diarrhea in patients starting ETF on general wards and examined their effect on formula delivery...
  22. ncbi request reprint Defining and reporting diarrhoea during enteral tube feeding: do health professionals agree?
    K Whelan
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, King s College London, United Kingdom
    J Hum Nutr Diet 16:21-6. 2003
    ..The criteria used to define diarrhoea during enteral tube feeding (ETF) and the interrater reliability of nursing staff reporting it in clinical practice has not been investigated...
  23. doi request reprint Smokers with active Crohn's disease have a clinically relevant dysbiosis of the gastrointestinal microbiota
    Jane L Benjamin
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, London, UK
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 18:1092-100. 2012
    ..Smoking is associated with an increased incidence of CD, more frequent relapse, and greater burden of surgery. This study aimed to investigate the association between smoking and the intestinal microbiota in patients with active CD...
  24. doi request reprint Randomised, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of fructo-oligosaccharides in active Crohn's disease
    Jane L Benjamin
    Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, London, UK
    Gut 60:923-9. 2011
    ..Preliminary data suggest that FOS increase faecal bifidobacteria, induce immunoregulatory dendritic cell (DC) responses and reduce disease activity in patients with Crohn's disease...
  25. doi request reprint Fermentable carbohydrate restriction reduces luminal bifidobacteria and gastrointestinal symptoms in patients with irritable bowel syndrome
    Heidi M Staudacher
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, London, UK
    J Nutr 142:1510-8. 2012
    ..Although the intervention was effective in managing IBS symptoms, the implications of its effect on the GI microbiota are still to be determined...
  26. doi request reprint The mechanisms and efficacy of probiotics in the prevention of Clostridium difficile-associated diarrhoea
    Gareth C Parkes
    Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, London, UK
    Lancet Infect Dis 9:237-44. 2009
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  27. doi request reprint Family studies in Crohn's disease: new horizons in understanding disease pathogenesis, risk and prevention
    Charlotte R Hedin
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, London, UK
    Gut 61:311-8. 2012
    ..This article reviews current knowledge of the at-risk phenotype in relatives of patients with CD and focuses on the implications for the design of future studies...
  28. doi request reprint Hospital inpatients' experiences of access to food: a qualitative interview and observational study
    Smriti Naithani
    Division of Health and Social Care Research, Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, London, UK
    Health Expect 11:294-303. 2008
    ..However undernutrition is common and associated with a number of negative clinical outcomes. There is little information regarding food access from the patients' perspective...
  29. doi request reprint Treating irritable bowel syndrome with probiotics: the evidence
    G C Parkes
    Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 69:187-94. 2010
    ..It highlights safety concerns over the use of probiotics and attempts to establish guidelines for their use in IBS in both primary and secondary care...
  30. doi request reprint Mechanisms and efficacy of dietary FODMAP restriction in IBS
    Heidi M Staudacher
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, Franklin Wilkins Building, 150 Stamford Street, London SE1 9NH, UK
    Nat Rev Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:256-66. 2014
    ..Evidence also indicates that the diet can influence the gut microbiota and nutrient intake. Fermentable carbohydrate restriction in people with IBS is promising, but the effects on gastrointestinal health require further investigation. ..
  31. doi request reprint Probiotic and prebiotic use in patients with inflammatory bowel disease: a case-control study
    Charlotte R H Hedin
    Nutritional Sciences Division, Kings College London, London, UK
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 16:2099-108. 2010
    ..However, the use of probiotics and prebiotics is poorly documented, despite evidence of efficacy of particular probiotic strains in specific forms of IBD...
  32. doi request reprint Gastrointestinal microbiota in irritable bowel syndrome: their role in its pathogenesis and treatment
    Gareth C Parkes
    Diet and Gastrointestinal Health, Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, London, United Kingdom
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:1557-67. 2008
    ..This article explores the role of the GI microbiota in IBS and how their modification might lead to therapeutic benefit...
  33. doi request reprint Designing a national clinical audit of nutritional care in health and social care settings: consideration and future directions
    Emma L Parsons
    Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, London SE1 9NH, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 72:251-60. 2013
    ..In conclusion, a national audit would need to encompass a very large number of health and care organisations of widely varying sizes and types and a diverse range of people...
  34. doi request reprint Nutritional problems in inflammatory bowel disease: the patient perspective
    Alexis Prince
    King s College London, School of Medicine, Diabetes and Nutritional Sciences Division, London, UK
    J Crohns Colitis 5:443-50. 2011
    ..This survey aimed to identify and explore nutritional problems that are important to CD and UC patients and to investigate their views on the IBD health services provided to help them with these...
  35. doi request reprint Experiences of food access in hospital. A new questionnaire measure
    Smriti Naithani
    Department of Public Health Sciences, King s College London, Capital House, 42 Weston Street, London SE1 3QD, UK
    Clin Nutr 28:625-30. 2009
    ..People in hospital experience problems gaining access to food. We aimed to develop an experience-based measure of access to food...
  36. ncbi request reprint Evidence for the use of probiotics and prebiotics in inflammatory bowel disease: a review of clinical trials
    Charlotte Hedin
    Nutritional Sciences Division, King s College London, London SE1 9NH, UK
    Proc Nutr Soc 66:307-15. 2007
    ..The present article reviews the role of the intestinal microbiota in the pathogenesis of IBD and addresses the clinical evidence for the therapeutic manipulation of bowel microbiota using probiotics, prebiotics and synbiotics in IBD...
  37. ncbi request reprint Taste preferences for oral nutrition supplements in patients before and after pelvic radiotherapy: a double-blind controlled study
    Camilla McGough
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, The Royal Marsden Hospital, London SW3 6JJ, UK
    Clin Nutr 25:906-12. 2006
    ....
  38. doi request reprint Etiology of perianal Crohn's disease: role of genetic, microbiological, and immunological factors
    Philip J Tozer
    St Mark s Hospital, London, UK
    Inflamm Bowel Dis 15:1591-8. 2009
    ..We examine these areas in a review of the current understanding of the etiology of Crohn's perianal fistulae...
  39. doi request reprint Factors associated with knowledge of genetics and nutritional genomics among dietitians
    S McCarthy
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, Whittington Hospital NHS Trust, London
    J Hum Nutr Diet 21:547-54. 2008
    ..The present study aimed to analyse data from a nationwide postal questionnaire survey in order to investigate the factors associated with knowledge of genetics and nutritional genomics among dietitians in the UK...
  40. ncbi request reprint Estimating resting energy expenditure in patients requiring nutritional support: a survey of dietetic practice
    A J Green
    Department of Nutrition and Dietetics, St George s Healthcare NHS Trust, London, UK
    Eur J Clin Nutr 62:150-3. 2008
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Diarrhea during enteral nutrition-appropriate outcome measurement
    Kevin Whelan
    Nutrition 18:790. 2002
  42. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and skills to encourage comprehensive research involvement among dietitians
    Kevin Whelan
    J Hum Nutr Diet 20:291-3. 2007
  43. doi request reprint Lorcaserin, a novel selective human 5-hydroxytryptamine2C agonist: in vitro and in vivo pharmacological characterization
    William J Thomsen
    Arena Pharmaceuticals, Inc, 6166 Nancy Ridge Dr, San Diego, CA 92121, USA
    J Pharmacol Exp Ther 325:577-87. 2008
    ..Upon discontinuation, body weight returned to control levels. These data demonstrate lorcaserin to be a potent, selective, and efficacious agonist of the 5-HT(2C) receptor, with potential for the treatment of obesity...