Malnutrition and Muscle Loss: Immunity and COVID-19
Course Description:In this course, you’ll describe the relationship between COVID-19 and the nutrition status of patients; review new data on COVID-19, and its implications for nutrition care - from hospital to home; and translate current knowledge for the nutritional management of COVID-19 patients into practical guidance for clinicians. Originally presented at the 119th Abbott Nutrition Research Conference as a live webinar on June 22, 2021.
- CDR Level: 2
- Performance Indicators: 4.1.2, 8.1.2, 8.2.1
- Run Time: 17
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Francesco Landi, MD, PhD
Professor Landi is Associate Professor of Internal Medicine and Geriatric at the Catholic University of Sacred Heart, in Rome. He is a specialist in geriatric medicine and gerontology and director of the rehabilitation geriatric unit of the “A. Gemelli” Hospital (Rome, Italy). He is also director of the teaching nursing homes of the Catholic University (L’Aquila, Italy).
He is a member of scientific committee of the Italian Geriatric Society. Francesco Landi is a member of the editorial board of several International geriatric journals and a peer reviewer for numerous International medical journals. He has acted as the principal investigator in many multicenter national and international trials. He is a member of national and international expert groups that work on guidelines in the field of nutrition and functionality in elderly subjects.
He has over 120 peer-reviewed original papers in International medical journals, many of which are in the area of frailty and functional status of older people. Professor Landi is particularly interested in the role of nutrition as part of the integrated care of older adults and participated in the development of the European Consensus on Sarcopenia Definition and Diagnosis.
Carla Prado, PhD, RD
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