Overlaps Between Frailty and Nutritional Assessment

Speaker: C. Sieber on behalf of J. Bauer Presented at:  83rd Nestlé Nutrition Institute Workshop

Summary

Dr Cornel Sieber, Chair for Internal Medicine-Geriatrics at the Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen, Nürnberg, Germany, emphasises the importance of good nutrition for older people.  He reviews the Mini Nutritional Assessment®, and the importance of combating cachexia.