GLIM: Consensus Criteria for the Diagnosis of Malnutrition
Rocco Barazzoni, Gordon L Jensen, Maria Isabel T D Correia, Maria Cristina Gonzalez, Takashi Higashiguchi, Han Ping Shi, Stephan C Bischoff, Yves Boirie, Fernando Carrasco, Alfonso Cruz-Jentoft, Vanessa Fuchs-Tarlovsky, Ryoji Fukushima, Steve Heymsfield, Marina Mourtzakis, Maurizio Muscaritoli, Kristina Norman, Ibolya Nyulasi, Veeradej Pisprasert, Carla Prado, Marian de van der Schuren, Sadao Yoshida, Yanchun Yu, Tommy Cederholm, Charlene Compher
|Date:||19 April 2022|
The Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM) provides consensus criteria for the diagnosis of malnutrition and is based on the assessment of three phenotypic (weight loss, low body mass index, and low skeletal muscle mass) and two etiologic (low food intake and presence of disease with systemic inflammation) criteria. Assessment of muscle mass is less commonly performed than other phenotypic malnutrition criteria; therefore, to promote the widespread assessment of skeletal muscle mass as an integral part of the GLIM diagnosis of malnutrition, the GLIM consortium appointed a working group to provide consensus-based guidance on assessment of skeletal muscle mass.
This video summarizes the article, “Guidance for assessment of the muscle mass phenotypic criterion for the Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM) diagnosis of malnutrition” published in Clinical Nutrition. It outlines the 5 Statements from the GLIM body composition working group for the assessment of muscle mass.
Barazzoni R, et al. Guidance for assessment of the muscle mass phenotypic criterion for the Global Leadership Initiative on Malnutrition (GLIM) diagnosis of malnutrition. Clin Nutr Jun;41(6):1425-1433. doi: 10.1016/j.clnu.2022.02.001. Epub 2022 Apr 19.