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The Difference between Albumin and Prealbumin

Collins, Nancy, PhD, RD, LD/N

Departments: Nutrition Q&A

Nancy Collins, PhD, RD, LD/N, is a registered and licensed dietitian in private practice in Pembroke Pines, FL.

For the past decade she has served as a consultant to health care institutions on issues regarding regulatory compliance, clinical nutrition, and food service management and as a medical-legal expert to law firms involved in health care litigation. Questions for future columns may be E-mailed to Dr Collins at

© 2001 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.