Conference Summaries

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Cachexia in Cancer
Ingvar Bosaeus, MD, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, Sweden
The metabolic events surrounding cachexia in cancer differ greatly from those in starvation, with muscle loss reflecting the forme...
Can We Afford to Ignore Fat Metabolism in Cancer Cachexia? – Dr. Höfler presents information on fat metabolism in cancer cachexia. He discusses an animal study where white adipose tissue (WAT...
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...

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