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What social determinants & health/functional factors increase the risk of malnutrition for older adults living in the community?

It is important that the All of Us database includes a range of nutrition-related measures which are used to help identify malnutrition risk. Additional measures of malnutrition-related characteristics are important for malnutrition diagnosis. Validated screening tools such as the Malnutrition Screening Tool (MST) could be used regularly to collect this data, as well as linked surveys to capture demographic information... more »

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What is the relationship between providing medically tailored meals and the reduction in hospital utilization for ill people?

Goal: Prove that medically tailored home-delivered meals reduce hospital utilization for seriously ill individuals
Methods: Randomized control study where the experimental group (seriously ill individuals with ADL limitations recently released from the hospital) receive 21 medically tailored meals per week (including MNT from a RDN for 9 months, while the control group receives SOC the standard of care). Patients will... more »

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Can Food Physics principles be applied to Body Dynamics forming nutrition treatment for Systemic Diseases-i.e. Chronic Fatigue?

Meeting with patient to determine the area, organ system affected by the cancer, i.e., LUNGS, then use the principles of color and flavor of foods believed to directly affect lung behavior. This is an old traditional chinese medicine model, which I recrafted in a Master's Thesis format August 2000, to teach healthcare professionals and patients how to use these principle to treat diseases. I have to date used this model... more »

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What is the malnutrition risk of older adults living in the community?

It is important that the All of Us database includes a range of nutrition-related measures--not just diet and BMI--but other parameters such as weight history and appetite history which are used to help identify malnutrition risk. Additional measures of malnutrition-related characteristics are important for malnutrition diagnosis. Validated screening tools such as the Malnutrition Screening Tool (MST) could be used regularly... more »

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