Community Dwelling Elderly in Singapore: The State of Nutrition and Muscle Health
Course Description:In Part 1 of this Asia Pacific Center hosted course, you will learn the background and rationale for the SHIELD (Strengthening Health In ELDerly through nutrition) study; discuss the methodology and results of the SHIELD study; and identify possible interventions to improve muscle health and nutrition in community dwelling older adults. Originally presented as a live webinar on 30 January 2021.
Please, proceed to part 2 entitled: Impact of Specialized Oral Nutritional Supplements on Clinical, Nutritional, and Functional Outcomes in Singapore: SHIELD Study.
- Explain the background and rationale for the SHIELD study.
- Discuss the methodology and results of the SHIELD study.
- Identify possible interventions to improve muscle health and nutrition in community dwelling older adults.
- CDR Level: 1
- Suggested Learning Codes: N/A
- Performance Indicators: 6.2.3, 8.1.4, 8.3.4
- Run Time: 30
Course Instructor Bio(s)
Agnes Siew Ling Tey, PhD
Senior Clinical Scientist
Abbott Nutrition Research and Development
Asia Pacific Center
Agnes has over 40 publications including international peer-reviewed journal articles, a book chapter, and an evidence-based position statement for the National Heart Foundation of New Zealand. Her research interests lie in the innovative dietary approaches for the prevention and management of cardiometabolic diseases, obesity, and malnutrition in diverse population groups.
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