Disease-Related Malnutrition

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Worldwide, one in four hospital patients is at risk of disease-related malnutrition. Particularly in Latin America up to 50% of hospitalized patients are malnourished. Disease-related malnutrition negatively impacts patient's outcomes and increases long-term costs.

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Images from the Screening Day Latin America 2015

As part of the initiative “United for clinical nutrition”, the Screening Day Latin America was conducted to obtain in-depth information...
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Learning More About Disease-Related Malnutrition

During the annual congress of the European Society for Clinical Nutrition and Metabolism (ESPEN), several experts were interviewed to gather...
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Dr. Dan Linetzky Waitzberg

Prof. Dr. Dan Linetzky Waitzberg, Gastrointestinal Surgeon and Nutrologist at the School of Medicine in the University of São Paulo,...
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Dr. Mario Ignacio Perman

Dr Mario Perman, Intensivist at the Italian Hospital of Buenos Aires, Argentina, speaks to the science behind the impact of...
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First Screening Day in Latin America – United in the Fight against Disease-Related Malnutrition

Disease-related malnutrition and caloric deficit in critically ill patients is highly prevalent and leads to poor clinical outcomes. It can...
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Nutritional Risk Screening

Proper screening is the initial step in the more complex nutritional assessment process. While severe malnutrition is more easily identified,...
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Short Facts About Disease-Related Malnutrition

Up to 50 percent of hospital patients in Latin America are malnourished.1 Malnutrition is a silent epidemic that is too...
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What is Disease-Related Malnutrition?

Disease-related malnutrition has been a concern for a long time. In 400 BC, Hippocrates noted that: ”in all maladies, those...
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Main Causes of Disease-Related Malnutrition

Reduced food and nutrient intake due to disability and disease are the key reasons for disease-related malnutrition. In addition, other...
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