|Edema at admission.|
|2 weeks later: The dent test|
is negative, edema has
Before coming to Nyakibale Anna said that she fed Herbert cassava, yams, and dodo (a variety of spinach) - a diet lacking in protein. From the health education sessions she has learned about a balanced diet and says that she'll add beans, mukene (small silver fish) and avocado to her son's diet - changes that should help prevent relapse of malnutrition.
Anna says "Thank you because you are helping me by treating my child" and also ensures that she will go home and tell others about what she's learned at Nyakibale and the treatment that saved her son.
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