Nutrition & Disease Management

This section brings you information on nutritional care and disease with focus on enteral and parenteral nutrition, and nutrition support for a wide range of conditions such as infectious disease, cardiovascular disease, gastrointestinal diseases, metabolic syndrome and diabetes. It also includes the impact of nutrition on aging and frailty, critical care support post-surgery and oncology care.

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How hard and how often to exercise? - Intensity and efficiency of resistance training in older persons with sarcopenia and frailty

In this lecture we will explain the recommended amount of resistance exercise and its dosing according to the aimed…

Prof. Ivan Bautmans
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The perfect match – Protein supplementation and exercise in mitigating muscle loss: action against the disuse crisis

In this talk, the mechanisms of stimulation of muscle protein synthesis (MPS) and suppression of muscle protein…

Prof. Stuart Phillips
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Introduction and Welcome

The current symposium will present the latest studies concerning a promising dietary treatment, i.e. the use of a…

Prof. Antonio Cherubini
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Understanding how Ketogenic-Medium Chain Triglycerides (kMCTs) provide cognitive improvements

Medium chain triglycerides (MCTs) consumption, without stringent dietary restrictions, has recently been shown to give…

Prof. Robin Williams
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Brain Energy Rescue: Effects of a Ketogenic Oral Nutritional Supplement in patients with MCI

Over 50% of MCI patients progress to Alzheimer's Disease over 5 years, and there is no drug approved to treat MCI. Dr…

Dr. Bernard Cuenoud
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Regain Mobility and Physical Autonomy in Sarcopenia and Frail Patients: The Latest Evidence

As more and more baby-boomers are now reaching retirement age the consequences of the current demographic shift will…

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Effect of Nutrition and Ketogenic Intervention on Brain Performance in Mild Cognitive Impairment

Cognitive impairment is considered one of the greatest challenge for health and social care in the XXIst century. Due to…

45 min read
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Evidence-Based Management of Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Enhance your knowledge about the pathophysiology and diagnosis of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) from a leading GI…

William D. Chey
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Nutritional Implications for Transplant Patients

Explore options for applying nutrition strategies in the transplant patient with assessing malnutrition and identifying…

Jeanette Hasse, Michelle Kozeniecki