It is necessary to provide 2% to 4% of total calorie needs as fat in order to prevent an essential fatty acid deficiency (EFAD
 Nonstandard abbreviations: CF, cystic fibrosis; CFTR, cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator; PUFA, polyunsaturated fatty acid; EFAD, essential fatty acid deficiency; AA, arachidonic acid; DHA, docosahexaenoic acid; [FEV.sub.1], forced expiratory volume in 1 s; BMI, body mass index; SFA, saturated fatty acid; MUFA, monounsaturated fatty acid; LA, linoleic acid; GLA, [gamma]-linolenic acid; DGLA, dihomo-[gamma]-linolenic acid; DTA, docosatetraenoic acid; DPA, docosapentaenoic acid; EPA, eicosapentaenoic acid; ETA, eicosatrienoic acid (mead acid); ALA, [alpha]-linolenic acid.
Moreover, plasma ETA concentrations, which were found to be almost 3-fold higher in the whole CF group compared with healthy controls (Tables 2 and 3), were much more increased in male than in female CF patients, suggestingmale-dependent EFAD in CF [0.51 (0.57) vs 0.32 (0.44) g/100 g of total FA, respectively; P = 0.005].
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Inquire here: how can a clinician diagnose essential fatty acid deficiency (EFAD
) and how can EFAD
The two companies share Kuwait's Efad
Holding as a stockholder.
Lack of EFA may lead to essential fatty acid deficiency (EFAD
), whose symptoms include scaly dermatoses, reduced growth, fatty liver, increased basal metabolic rate, kidney deterioration, loss of hair, etc.
Dar's website lists Efad
Group, owned by two prominent Kuwait families, and Kuwait's Public Institution for Social Security as major shareholders.