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What interventions should be considered to help manage patients with sarcopenia and diabetes?
Jeffrey Halter, MD Professor of Internal Medicine Chief, Division of Geriatric Medicine Director, Geriatrics Center and Institute of Gerontology University of Michigan
The first step to helping an elderly patient retain lean body mass is developing the right nutrition plan, and also determining th...
What role does nutrition play in diabetes management and lean body mass?
Jennifer Wooley, MS, RD, CNSD Nutrition Services Manager University of Michigan Health System
Jennifer Wooley of the University of Michigan Health System emphasizes the need for dietitians to prescribe nutrient-rich foods fo...
What role does nutrition play in diabetes management?
Etie Moghissi, MD, FACP, FACE Associate Clinical Professor Department of Medicine University Of California Los Angeles
Proper nutrition is very important to managing a patient’s diabetes, and the dietician must be involved in all decisions involving...
What sequence of events could put an older person at risk for sarcopenia?
Doug Paddon-Jones, PhD The University of Texas Medical Branch
Muscle loss over time is often not a slow, gradual process, but can occur more episodically, due to occasional injuries or periods...
What should nurses look for to help determine if their patient is at risk for sarcopenia?
Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili, PhD, RN, CNSC, Drexel University College
Rose Ann DiMaria-Ghalili describes several key traits nurses can look for as potential warning signs of sarcopenia

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