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Undernutrition, Sarcopenia and Frailty. Is there a Link?

Speakers: Pedro Abizanda

Presented at ESPEN Congress on Clinical Nutrition & Metabolism

Summary

There is clear evidence that Undernutrition, Sarcopenia and Frailty are different but close related conditions associated with adverse health outcomes in older adults. Age-related physiological, psychological, ambient and social factors determine the final relationship between these three conditions. Multicomponent interventions that include diet advise, protein intake, nutritional supplementation, physical exercise and polypharmacy review have demonstrated benefits on the three conditions, and with a synergistic benefit when prescribed together.

Join Prof Pedro Abizanda, MD, PhD, to understand why a multicomponent interventions that include diet advise, protein intake, nutritional supplementation, physical exercise and polypharmacy review have benefits on the three conditions, and with a synergistic benefit when prescribed together.