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Can We Use Blood Biomarkers to Identify Patients Who Benefit from Nutrition Support?
Filomena Gomes, PhD, RD, University Department of Internal Medicine, Kantonsspital, Aarau, Switzerland
There is uncertainty regarding which patients will benefit from intensive nutrition therapy, especially in the polymorbid inpatien...
Can you discuss two key interventions to help manage sarcopenia in patients with diabetes?
Jennifer Wooley, MS, RD, CNSD Nutrition Services Manager University of Michigan Health System
Dietitian Jennifer Wooley describes the first two steps she takes when working with a new diabetic patient.
Can you discuss ways to raise awareness of nutrition support among your colleagues?
Susan Brantley , MS, RD, LDN, CNSD University of Tennessee Medical Center
Identifying a nutrition “champion” in your organization can help spearhead greater awareness of nutrition support among colleagues...
Cancer Nutrition Therapy: Complex Patients and Early Intervention for Patients Undergoing Cancer Therapy – The International Conference on Cancer Nutrition Therapy provided a scientific platform for experts in the area of cancer nutritio...
Cancer Therapy, Cardiac Function and Cachexia – Similar clinical signs and symptoms are found in patients with heart failure and advanced cancer including easy fatigue, dyspnea, ...

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